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Spotting

Description:

about a foot long, really long tail.

Habitat:

moister area of high desert,

Notes:

First one I seen like this out on the mesa

1 Species ID Suggestions

Checkered Whiptail Lizard
Cnemidophorus Tesselatus Common Checkered Whiptail


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1 Comment

BenChesebrough
BenChesebrough 6 years ago

Looks like a checkered whiptail to me. Definitely a Cnemidophorus. To my understanding, it can sometimes be hard to tell the exact species due to inter-species breeding. I see these very commonly in the Ojito, just a few miles north from here, always on top of mesas or in grasslands.

NickHernandez
Spotted by
NickHernandez

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2014
Submitted on May 29, 2014

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