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

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What

Reticulate Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. suspectum

Observer

loucanizales

Date

November 23, 2016 12:04 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Familia: Helodermatidae

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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mlodinow

Date

April 27, 1989

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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billygdvm

Date

June 9, 2005 09:40 AM MDT

Description

Juvenile found in riparian corridor.

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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tayyallday

Date

October 16, 2016 07:54 PM PDT

Description

This rare sighting of a Gila Monster was seen at my aunts house. Her house is pretty awesome with creatures.

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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xalsow

Date

May 16, 2015 01:04 PM MDT

Description

Found as roadkill

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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desertsoul

Date

May 16, 2016 06:48 PM MDT

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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atdahl

Date

August 30, 2016 11:43 AM MST

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What

Reticulate Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. suspectum

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billygdvm

Date

April 9, 2005 10:06 AM MDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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ixianae

Date

September 29, 2016 05:27 AM MDT

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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rodferva

Date

July 14, 2015 05:19 PM MDT

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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entomo-logic

Date

September 28, 2016 01:47 PM MDT

Description

30 cm, very skinny.

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

kclarksdnhmorg

Date

September 22, 2016 09:23 AM HST

Place

Sonora, MX (Google, OSM)

Description

muerto en camino.

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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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