Horned lizard

Very rare horned lizard blending in with the decomposed granite soils of Circle.

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johnm

johnm - Apr 14, 2007 8:50 pm - Voted 10/10

Good Eye

I would love to see one of these when I'm out one day.

theronmoon

theronmoon - Apr 14, 2007 9:00 pm - Hasn't voted

3rd time

I always feel lucky when I see one. First one was on the PCT going west to climb Wright Mtn., the other was up the south firebreak on Lawlor. So two for the backside of the eastern SGs. This one was the smallest yet, slightly bigger then a quarter. Thanks for the vote.

Osterizer

Osterizer - Apr 14, 2007 9:53 pm - Voted 10/10

Hey

that does look like the one I saw.

Dean

Dean - Apr 16, 2007 10:39 pm - Voted 10/10

When I was a kid

(don't laugh), we used to go out into an area near our home in the San Fernando Valley (a wash) and capture horny toads. They were so cool but our mom always made us take em back.

chudder

chudder - Apr 27, 2007 3:01 am - Voted 10/10

only seen one, about 15 years ago

...just off the dirt road access to Cottonwood Creek Falls, near Pine Valley CA. The one you captured above looks like he'd make a good boss in a video game!

JPFINN81

JPFINN81 - May 4, 2007 4:13 pm - Voted 10/10

awesome

those are rare ... whats insane is that they tear or squirt blood from their eyes when threatened (dont worry, i dont know from experience, just books, lol )

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 14, 2007 11:51 pm - Voted 10/10

These are so cute.

Thank you for posting. In northern
Utah, they're called horny toads.
You can laugh if you want to.

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