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Northern Curly-tailed Lizard

Leiocephalus carinatus

Habitat:

It is native to the Bahama Islands, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, and Honduras, but also was released intentionally in Palm Beach, Florida, in the 1940s in an attempt to control sugar cane pests.

Notes:

An active, robust lizard, it is mostly terrestrial and will retreat into a burrow or cavity when frightened.


1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago
Northern Curly-tailed Lizard
Leiocephalus carinatus Leiocephalus carinatus


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2 Comments

LilianaCampozano
LilianaCampozano 3 years ago

Thank you AshleyT for helping me ID Northern Curly-tailed Lizard/Leiocephalus carinatus.

Hema
Hema 3 years ago

really cute tail!

LilianaCampozano
Spotted by
LilianaCampozano

Florida, USA

Lat: 26.22, Long: -80.20

Spotted on May 14, 2016
Submitted on May 14, 2016

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