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(Juvenile) Orange-throated Whiptail

Aspidoscelis hyperythra beldingi

Description:

Orange, yellow, brown and blue lizard. There are several vertical lines running from head to the tip of the tail.

Habitat:

It ran very quickly across a dirt trail at Blue Sky Ecological Reserve. Sorry for the bad photos. My camera was in some weird mode that wouldn't allow me to adjust the focus :(

Notes:

This species has been identified in the California State Wildlife Action Plan as Species of Greatest Conservation Need

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2 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

:) Thank you Darwin26. I'm just glad you can see the wonderful colors on this one. I'm a bit envious of you and your seasons. We seem to only have wet and dry seasons here.

Darwin26
Darwin26 9 years ago

Pretty spiffy pix to me. i'm a tad envious - you have Lizards and the snow is soon to fly here... all reptiles have headed to bed.
Thank you,

Poway, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 17, 2011

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