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desert horned lizard

Phrynosoma platyrhinos

Description:

This was the smallest desert horned lizard I had ever seen! I've seen a ton of these lizards and this one was remarkable.

Habitat:

Found living around Wyoming big sagebrush, antelope bitterbrush, rabbitbrush and various grasses and herbs.


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25 Comments (1–25)

Abby Ccga
Abby Ccga 5 years ago

Oh my goodness!! <3

snakes are cool
snakes are cool 5 years ago

It's tiny!!

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 5 years ago

Remarkable indeed! Adorable and awesome spotting!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

How adorable!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Cool! I love it!

Elsa
Elsa 6 years ago

ahhh.. that is SO CUTE!!!!

Olivia Chee
Olivia Chee 6 years ago

Super cute!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 6 years ago

Very cute and how small it is!

Dixie
Dixie 6 years ago

I agree. So cute!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 6 years ago

OMGOSH!!! It's so cute! Great spot!

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 7 years ago

looks super cute.. :)

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 7 years ago

Amazing creature.

DominguezLopezMoi
DominguezLopezMoi 7 years ago

Beautifull....Nice picture i loved

Lily Barth
Lily Barth 7 years ago

Lovely series!

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

beautiful!

DerrickLK
DerrickLK 7 years ago

Apple, I spotted this in south-central Idaho. The coordinates should show the spotting in between Twin Falls and the Nevada border.

Apple
Apple 7 years ago

Very cool! If you sighted in Wyoming, can you edit your spotting to reflect that?

maldrum
maldrum 7 years ago

Brilliant!

Carolina Espinoza
Carolina Espinoza 7 years ago

beautiful little !!!

misako
misako 7 years ago

So cute!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Wow!

DerrickLK
DerrickLK 7 years ago

Thanks everybody!!! I was using a Sony Cybershot DSC-W80. It was only 7.2 mp but it took great macro shots.

JennaD.
JennaD. 7 years ago

I really love this. Its so small! What camera do you use?

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

Love it!!!!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Very cute!
Welcome to Project Noah!

DerrickLK
Spotted by
DerrickLK

Idaho, USA

Lat: 42.19, Long: -114.49

Spotted on Aug 16, 2008
Submitted on Feb 17, 2012

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