After encountering a prairie dog town yesterday, we met a little reptile who calls these parts home! It’s always good to see so many species and this unusual looking lizard definitely caught our eye.
Blue Spiny Lizard Fun Facts:
- These lizards can grow up to 14 inches long.
- They have spiny scales,
- Males are more blue-green in color. Both males and females have a black ring around on their neck.
- These relatives of the iguana spend much of their day under rocks and crevices to avoid the hottest part of the day.
- Blue spiny lizards are carnivores. They eat insects.
- They are listsed as Least Concern by the IUCN.
These interesting lizards are so neat looking with bumpy scales. We think they are quiet handsome.