Southern Alligator Lizard

Elgaria multicarinata

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The Southern alligator lizard (Elgaria multicarinata) is a lizard native to the Pacific coast of North America. It is common throughout Southern California and can be found in grasslands, chaparral, and forests as well as urban areas. In dry climates, it is likely to be found in moist areas or near streams. Three subspecies can be distinguished: the California alligator lizard (E. m. multicarinata), the San Diego alligator lizard (E. m. webbii), and the Oregon alligator...

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  1. (c) Éamonn O'Brien-Strain, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034364763@N01/175614908
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elgaria_multicarinata

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