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Brown anole (♂)

Anolis sagrei

Description:

This is a male individual, as his dorsal ridge is on display.

Habitat:

Seen in Everglades National Park, FL.

Notes:

It's also called the Bahaman anole and is native to Cuba and the Bahamas.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Machi
Machi a year ago
Brown anole
Anolis sagrei Brown anole - Wikipedia


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5 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah a year ago

Thank you very much, Tukup!

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

These things are sooo hard to photograph. Good job Mauna. Thanks.

Machi
Machi a year ago

Yes its difficult to tell them apart when they are brown if you don't see them all the time. I hope you get to see a green one!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah a year ago

Hi Machi. Thanks for the correction. A couple of images threw me off:
https://goo.gl/images/UDLpGm
I get fooled by these anoles!

Machi
Machi a year ago

Mauna, this is a brown anole. The nose is a bit different and Carolina Anoles don't have those white markings on the sides when they are brown.

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 20, 2015
Submitted on Mar 12, 2019

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