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

Gila monster Heloderma suspectum

Date

February 26, 2015 02:00 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

1: Coyote creek trail, southern end
2: coyote creek trail & hope camp trail junction

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

chrisrohrer5

Date

February 14, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found near the Javelina Picnic site off one of the trails.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

trosenmeier

Date

March 19, 2013 01:52 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

marsrice

Date

May 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

jacquesmauger

Date

August 18, 2014 06:19 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

April 26, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Date

July 11, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Reticulate Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. suspectum

Observer

timcole

Date

November 12, 2014 03:26 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

gila monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

bill3233

Date

October 23, 2014

Description

Location was 1.83 miles from trail sign in log book.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

August 31, 2014 08:43 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

August 30, 2014 11:34 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

lynnehartke

Date

May 14, 2014
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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.