Globally Near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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All Names

  • French
    • Lézard perlé
    • Monstre de gila
    • Monstre De Gila
  • English
    • Gila Monster
  • Scientific Names
    • Heloderma suspectum
  • Seri
    • paaza
  • Spanish
    • Lagarto de Gila
    • Monstruo de Gila
  • Portuguese
    • Monstro-de-gila

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

desertdolphin

Date

August 21, 2016 10:59 AM MDT

Description

Approximately 2ft long

Photos / Sounds

What

Reticulate Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. suspectum

Observer

patrick_mcgowan

Date

August 21, 2016 08:11 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

javier1292

Date

April 25, 2015 09:27 AM MDT

Place

Sonora, MX (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

desertmax

Date

May 28, 2016 05:51 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

ethanbaruch

Date

August 11, 2016 03:05 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Reticulate Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. suspectum

Observer

keegansmith417

Date

June 27, 2016 11:23 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

matt74

Date

April 21, 2016 09:19 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

brianjones

Date

August 4, 2016

Description

In desert behind subdivision

Photos / Sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

amber18

Date

July 28, 2016 11:34 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

nate8

Date

July 28, 2016 11:33 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

jeff32

Date

July 29, 2016 09:03 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

mudd

Date

July 29, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum, /ˈhiːlə/ HEE-lə) is a species of venomous lizard native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexican state of Sonora. A heavy, slow-moving lizard, up to 60 cm (2.0 ft) long, the Gila monster is the only venomous lizard native to the United States and one of only two known species of venomous lizards in North America, the other being its close relative, the Mexican beaded lizard (H. horridum). Though the Gila monster...

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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