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Snake in the Grass!

Carmel Valley Lizard

OK, actually it’s a lizard, but “Lizard in the Grass” just isn’t as catchy. If I’m not mistaken, this is a fine representative of the Southern Alligator Lizard, elgaria multicarinata.

It’s great when a camera is handy at the right time!

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  1. Scott › Lizard of the Day on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 12:47 pm

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  2. Scott › Sceloporus Graciosus on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    […] As far as I can tell, I have written about being followed by members of Elgaria Multicarinata here and here, and I have published a magnificent picture of what I think is a nice representative of […]

  3. Scott › Big Snake in the Yard on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 4:20 pm

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