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Western Whiptail Lizard

Aspidoscelis tigris


Eight light-coloured stripes that are often very indistinct, with crossbars in adults suggesting checkered appearance; dark markings on dorsum with yellow, tan or brown background; throat pale with black spots; long tail; enlarged, square scales on venter; dorsal scales fine and granular; tongue is forked and flicked continually.


Mojave Desert Kelso Sand Dunes.

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Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

California, USA

Spotted on Apr 14, 2016
Submitted on Apr 22, 2016

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