Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Spiny Show

It's the time of year when the thoughts of Desert Spiny lizards turn to making more Desert Spiny lizards. Marty was on the scene on 5/20/2015.  

According to Thomas C. Brennan:

Mating takes place in spring and summer and one or two clutches of eggs are laid in spring and summer. Clutch size ranges from 2 to 12 eggs. Hatchlings may appear as early as late May but usually begin to emerge in July.
Let's look forward to looking for hatchlings!

All photos by Marty Horowitz 5/20/2015
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Male is larger, more colorful; on left in photo above

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