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Gila monster

Heloderma suspectum

Description:

Pinkish- orange beads on black, 1 ft/35 cm long, lizard.

Habitat:

Sonoran desert underbrush.


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drP
drP 6 years ago

This is the largest lizard in the US, and the only venomous one (the beaded lizard, native to Mexico, is the only other venomous lizard in North America). I did a report on them in 4th grade. :)

Arizona, USA

Lat: 32.29, Long: -111.20

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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