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Sagebrush Lizard

Sceloporus graciosus

Description:

This lizard appears imposing as he commands a regal view atop his lichen-ridden rock. His majesty looks all the more royal with his unique blue-scaled collar. However, he has a frail little heart that is fearful of even a casual hiker like myself and runs along to do his business elsewhere.

Habitat:

These are found hurrying along rocks, dirt, up and down trees, and they are quite difficult to capture in a picture because of that. Thankfully, this guy was poised on a rock above me and I could get some.

Notes:

That beautiful blue collar is absolutely amazing!

1 Species ID Suggestions

western fence lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis Western fence lizard


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3 Comments

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 7 years ago

Added to color blue mission!

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 7 years ago

Thank you Frazier. :)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Or maybe closer, Sceloporus graciosus...

Ivan Rodriguez
Spotted by
Ivan Rodriguez

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Lat: 31.77, Long: -110.85

Spotted on Sep 10, 2011
Submitted on Sep 11, 2011

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