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

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stevejones

Date

April 23, 2015 12:41 PM MDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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omarlugocastillo

Date

June 26, 2016 08:54 AM ICT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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desertpig

Date

June 2, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Spotted at 8AM on the Garwood Trail at the intersection of the Stock Bypass Trail.

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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lonnyholmes

Date

June 2, 2016 04:55 AM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Gila Monster

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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patrick_mcgowan

Date

June 1, 2016 08:01 AM MDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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entomo-logic

Date

May 28, 2016

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Description

23cm long

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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arizonamike

Date

May 25, 2016 09:58 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

About sixteen inches long. Was right in the middle of the Jeep trail when I drove up. Hissed at me when I tried to get close to take a picture.

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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michaeldozier

Date

May 12, 2016 07:36 PM MDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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fiddlinghiker

Date

May 23, 2016 08:16 AM MDT

Place

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Description

Saguaro National Park

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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timbo-az

Date

May 21, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

For security, I've moved the location to the Horseshoe Ranch.

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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paul56

Date

May 21, 2016 04:19 PM MDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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celinaw

Date

May 18, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Was seen around 9:30am

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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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