night lizard

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small secretive nocturnal lizard of southwestern North America and Cuba

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They spent decades removing feral eats (originally ranchers' pets) that preyed on small native animals like the island night lizard and contributed to the extinction of the Santa Barbara Island song sparrow.
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): While lizards are known for laying their eggs and never looking back, desert night lizards are actually against this stereotype-they have family values, just like humans, found a study.
Our management programs at both SCI and SNI have prevented the need for federal listing of island fox (Urocyon littoralis) subspecies on Navy islands and has also supported a request for delisting of the island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana) due to recovery.
Gaige's tropical night lizard, Lepidophyma gaigeae Mosauer, occurs in limestone crevices within pine-oak woodlands in the Mexican states of Hidalgo and Queretaro (Bezy 1984).
Ecology of the island night lizard, Xantusia riversiana, on Santa Barbara Island, California.
In the lower Colorado Desert, spiders spin morning webs between the barbs of cholla (called "jumping cactus" for good reason); in the Mojave, desert night lizards perfect the art of being invisible under the fallen bark of Joshua trees.
ghost flowers, race of night lizards, vacant blisters of salt scorpions