Sunbathing 20 x 10
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This lizard is displaying intense colors along its back, as it is warming up for a hunt for its favorite insects. It is a desert spiny lizard and lives in the deserts and prefers high places to sit to watch for food and predators. It is ideally colored for camouflage among both the rocks and foliage of its habitat. It is versatile and can live at elevations from sea level to over 7,000 feet. Beware of handling this small lizard as it has strong jaws and can give you a really bad bite.