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

Observer

dirtroads

Date

August 23, 2015

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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dirtroads

Date

August 23, 2015

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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dirtroads

Date

August 23, 2015

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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givernykate

Date

April 28, 2015

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Description

Gila Monster at Taronga Zoo

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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brianjones

Date

March 28, 2015 04:55 PM MST

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Description

In wash by cattle tank

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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linsee2

Date

August 7, 2015 06:59 PM MDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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tlim

Date

May 11, 2015 06:41 PM PDT

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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baileyk111

Date

July 16, 2015 12:46 PM MDT

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Description

Found at RMD in subunit 4A.

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Banded Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. cinctum

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mjskinner

Date

July 28, 2012 09:35 AM MST

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Banded Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum ssp. cinctum

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codyhough

Date

June 29, 2015

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Description

Crossing the road while looking for rattlesnakes.

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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jrotzeke

Date

June 27, 2015 09:45 PM MDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum

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d_b

Date

August 28, 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.