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Granite Spiny Lizard

Sceloporus orcutti


Green, brown and blue lizard with bands across the body and tail. The scales overlap and are pointed into spines.


Under garbage in chaparral outside wildlife transect. One of the tracking team leads found it :)

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

What a great experience for you! It could vibe that you are completely non-harming.

Thank you Ava and Leanne! It was so disoriented when it was exposed that it took someone petting it to move. It came right to me and tried to hide under my pant leg :)

LeanneGardner 5 years ago

What a great find Cindy!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

This is spectacular!

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 33.19, Long: -117.03

Spotted on Jan 26, 2014
Submitted on Jan 26, 2014

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