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Blue Spiny Lizard Great Southwest

Blue Spiny Lizard

Sceloporus serrifer

Biome: Great Southwest

Classification: Reptiles

Biography: These lizards have keeled, pointed scales with a dark collar under or around the neck. They readily climb shrubs or rocks in search of insect prey and occasional plants and flowers. Seeks shelter in crevices, under logs, and sometimes in woodrat nests and rodent burrows. Males have vivid blue throats and blue patches on sides of belly.

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