Desert Spiny Lizard
Close-up of the male desert spiny lizard. While the females tend to be a more or less sandy color, the males have very dark markings on the neck, with turquoise to blue under the jaw and along the belly - often with orange to yellow markings on the side.
- © 2013
- Image Size
- 4288x2848 / 7.8MB
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- Contained in galleries
- Spiny Desert Lizards and Their Allies (Phrynosomatidae)