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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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

kclarksdnhmorg

Date

September 22, 2016 09:23 AM HST

Place

Sonora, MX (Google, OSM)

Description

muerto en camino.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

salamander9505

Date

August 22, 2008 09:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

ecotouristjon

Date

August 14, 2016 08:59 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

desertpig

Date

September 20, 2016 09:05 AM MDT

Description

Pink Hill Trail west of Lona Verde Trail at Saguaro National Park East.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

gerardobojorquez

Date

September 14, 2016 11:37 AM MDT

Description

Carretera rumbo a la mina nico, Hermosillo, Sonora

Photos / Sounds

What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

desertpig

Date

September 8, 2016 08:54 AM MDT

Description

Saguaro National Park East-- Cactus Forest Loop Road.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

leonaw

Date

August 4, 2016 10:27 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

At Scottsdale Community College. Sheila the Gila.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

desertdutchman

Date

September 2, 2016 08:57 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

jrmiddle88

Date

October 15, 2011 11:03 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

Observer

atdahl

Date

August 8, 2016

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
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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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