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Carolina Anole

Anolis carolinensis

Description:

From Wikipedia: The Carolina anole is a small to medium sized lizard, with a slender body. The head is long and pointed with ridges between the eyes and nostrils, and smaller ones on the top of the head. The toes have adhesive pads to facilitate climbing. They exhibit sexual dimorphism, the males being fifteen percent larger. The male dewlap (throat fan) is three times the size of the female's and red, whereas that of the female is white.

Habitat:

This species is native to North America, where it is found mainly in the southeastern parts of the continent. Anoles are most abundant on the Atlantic Coastal Plains in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, and on the Gulf Coast in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas and have been found as far north as southern Tennessee and southeastern Virginia. In the Carolinas they are found in the coastal plains and southern piedmont of North Carolina, but throughout South Carolina,[8] while in Geogia they are widespread except in the Blue Ridge region

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4 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Thank you!

IrawanSubingar
IrawanSubingar 6 years ago

very nice capture !

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Thank you Luis!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Great series Larry!

LarryGraziano
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LarryGraziano

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2014
Submitted on May 31, 2014

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