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For the record I was holding it gently, not squeezing it. It was just adamant about trying to bite me.

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Posted by kueda over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by jmaughn over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Alligator lizards seem to ALL be adamant about biting the hand that holds them in my experience.

Posted by phthartic over 4 years ago (Flag)
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I find they also follow the bite with a nice big poop. If I ever find our positions reversed I hope I respond with as much gusto.

Posted by kueda over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Northern Alligator Lizard - Photo (c) Stewart and Vickie Carrington, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Northern Alligator Lizard (Elgaria coerulea)
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