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

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  • 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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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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johnwilliams

Date

April 26, 2012

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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July 11, 2011

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Reticulate Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. suspectum

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timcole

Date

November 12, 2014 03:26 PM MST

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gila monster Heloderma suspectum

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bill3233

Date

October 23, 2014

Place

Saguaro East Tanque Verde Ridge trail (Google, OSM)

Description

Location was 1.83 miles from trail sign in log book.

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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ashleytubbs

Date

August 31, 2014 08:43 AM CDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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ashleytubbs

Date

August 30, 2014 11:34 PM CDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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lynnehartke

Date

May 14, 2014

Place

Weaver's Needle, Arizona (Google, OSM)

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Banded Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. cinctum

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treeder86

Date

May 7, 2005

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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danjleavitt

Date

August 13, 2014 08:30 PM MDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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danjleavitt

Date

August 9, 2014 06:56 PM MDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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reptile_rhett

Date

July 26, 2014 08:01 PM MDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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reptile_rhett

Date

July 21, 2014 11:26 PM MDT

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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.