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Texas Spiny Lizard

Sceloporus olivaceus


Grey, mottled and scaly ~12" long


Shrubs, bushes, brush, and trees


I have seen these in the mid cities area for many years. They come in all sizes. This one was about 1.5-2" wide and about 10" long. The largest I have was about 4" wide and 16" long.

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Karine Morrison
Karine Morrison 6 years ago


ColinWalker 7 years ago

I used to catch those all the time as a little kid. They're common all over Texas.

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North Richland Hills, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2013
Submitted on May 5, 2013

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