Small brown spiney lizard with stripes
Juvenile on rotting log by power lines. Photo.
Fence Lizard observed at Snake Road, Larue Pine Hills, Union county Illinois.
Lots of these out here.
The eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) is a medium-sized species of lizard found along forest edges, rock piles, and rotting logs or stumps in the eastern United States. It is sometimes referred to as the prairie lizard, fence swift, gray lizard, or pine lizard.