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Apperance: long body, round eyes, red-brown, black, white colored skin
Movement: very still when it was hold

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Posted by protecthabitat over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Nice job Ruby! I'm so proud of you, you are now an iNaturalist!
Both Southern and Northern Alligator Lizards occur in Sonoma County. According to Californiaherps:
"Northern and Southern Alligator lizards are very similar in appearance, but observing the color of the eye and the position of the dark stripes on the belly can help you differentiate them."
The eye on yours appears yellow.

Posted by protecthabitat over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Southern Alligator Lizard - Photo (c) Éamonn O'Brien-Strain, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
chriswbrown's ID: Southern Alligator Lizard (Elgaria multicarinata)
Posted by chriswbrown over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by miranda_ruby_2 over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Southern Alligator Lizard - Photo (c) Éamonn O'Brien-Strain, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
zabbey's ID: Southern Alligator Lizard (Elgaria multicarinata)
Posted by zabbey over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Southern Alligator Lizard - Photo (c) Éamonn O'Brien-Strain, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tigerhawkvok's ID: Southern Alligator Lizard (Elgaria multicarinata)
Posted by tigerhawkvok over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Southern Alligator Lizard - Photo (c) Éamonn O'Brien-Strain, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Southern Alligator Lizard (Elgaria multicarinata)
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