Observed basking on juniper trunk.
Basking in tree approximately 8ft. above ground level.
Sunrise Hike to Cattail Pond, Cedar Ridge Preserve
07-22-14_MG_8646 I lucked out and found this little tree hugger today
The Texas spiny lizard (Sceloporus olivaceus) is a species of phrynosomatid lizard native to the south central United States, in the states of Texas and Oklahoma, and northeastern Mexico in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and San Luis Potosí. They are quite common throughout their range, where they can be found in trees or on fences.