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Spotted in Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, GA. Adults grow to 46–108 cm (18–43 in) in length. Juveniles are khaki-colored and usually have two dark stripes that run down the back.
Habitats include moist and dry areas (especially the former), including damp grassy areas, maritime forests, open and scrubby woods (mesic hammock, pine flatwoods), vacant lots in coastal towns. It favors areas with sandy friable soils and abundant shelter on ground. It is regarded as semifossorial.
This lizard is endemic to the southeastern United States. Eats spiders, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, beetles, caterpillars, and other insects
Spotted on May 27, 2010
Submitted on Jul 19, 2011
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