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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 7 months ago
Brown anole
Anolis sagrei Brown anole - Wikipedia


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5 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 months ago

Thank you very much, Tukup!

Tukup
Tukup 7 months ago

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

Machi
Machi 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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

Lat: 25.13, Long: -80.94

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

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