This lizard showed up in our house two days ago. Since the temperatures were in the 10s and 20s we didn't want to put it right back out. Released today into a nest of leaf litter. Dubbed Lizzie Kieschnick during its short time with us.
This guy wasn't moving at all, no sunshine yet!
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.