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Pepperwood Preserve, CA (Google, OSM)
38.575480211, -122.6951161512
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Notice the ticks on the lizard in the second picture. There is something in the the western fence lizard that counteracts the organism that causes lyme disease found in ticks which researchers are trying to pin down.

Apr. 29, 2012 20:23:38 -0700
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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
curiousgeorge61's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Posted by curiousgeorge61 about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
kimewart's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Posted by kimewart about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
bob-dodge's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Posted by bob-dodge about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
curiousgeorge61's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
Community ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
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