Coast Horned Lizard

Phrynosoma coronatum

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The coast horned lizard (Phrynosoma coronatum) is a species of phrynosomatid lizard which can be found from Baja California north to California's Sacramento Valley. It is a widely divergent species with over 6 subspecies in their relatively small range. As a defense the lizard can shoot high pressure streams of blood out of its eyes if threatened.

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  1. (c) Philip Kahn, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/26501294@N06/2485891870
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phrynosoma_coronatum

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