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Ranger, what is this lizard? We get great questions from our park visitors! This lizard is a Greater Earless Lizard or Cophosaurus texanus. They are very striking in appearance and you can see many of them on your desert hikes! ... See MoreSee Less

Ranger, what is this lizard? We get great questions from our park visitors!  This lizard is a Greater Earless Lizard or Cophosaurus texanus.  They are very striking in appearance and you can see many of them on your desert hikes!

 

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Saw this one on the way to Balanced Rock, 3 weeks ago.

looking forward to meeting this critter when we come to Big Bend next month!

ppears to be A Fine Lizzard...I Wish I Was A Texanus Lizzard....

Jeanette Villagomez

March 17, this little fellow is trying to camouflage himself

Grapevine Hills, 2013. They always seem to have that same pose in every photo. 😑

Out there flexin’ and amplexin’ for all the ladies 💪🏼

Tiny dino

Is this your mano mano? Adolf Valle

Josh 😊 our friends!

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Prickly as they may seem, when the time is ripe and the cactus is ready to bloom, it will display fireworks of flowers. Don’t get too close though, you may find yourself with glochids stuck to your hands.
#BigBendNP #CactusBloom #DesertWonders #FindYourPark #NPS

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