chuckwalla

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Related to Chuckwallas: Sauromalus obesus
  • noun

Synonyms for chuckwalla

a herbivorous lizard that lives among rocks in the arid parts of southwestern United States and Mexico

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Its body had about 6" diameter and filled the trunk hollow cavity--on the north side of the Chuckwalla Bench.
Estabamos a medio camino por la peninsula, rumbo a La Paz, cuando una multitud de chuckwallas aparecio corriendo entre las rocas al lado del camino.
Desert and Flash Flood: Explorers will hear the sounds of the desert and discover how this ecosystem abounds with life by watching a variety of creatures including tortoises, chuckwallas, scorpions and more.
The park features wildflowers, palm groves, cacti and sweeping views where visitors may spot roadrunners, golden eagles, kit foxes, mule deer, bighorn sheep, desert iguanas and chuckwallas.
Howell was well acquainted with the chuckwallas, his statement that this specimen was a Gila monster in typical yellow and black markings, is probably correct.