The Showgirl and the Amazon

Lizards make their appearance with sunny weather

The bright yellow-brown head and spotted aquamarine body are giveaways you’re looking at an Eastern collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris), which may reach 14 inches long. The lizard often is seen in Colorado National Monument and the red-rock deserts of the Southwest.



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The bright yellow-brown head and spotted aquamarine body are giveaways you’re looking at an Eastern collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris), which may reach 14 inches long. The lizard often is seen in Colorado National Monument and the red-rock deserts of the Southwest.

The warm, sunny days of early spring make me feel like a lizard. I just want to lie on a rock, bask in the sun and thaw out my bones. The (mostly) warm and sunny weather we have enjoyed the…




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