night lizard

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Noun1.night lizard - small secretive nocturnal lizard of southwestern North America and Cubanight lizard - small secretive nocturnal lizard of southwestern North America and Cuba; bear live young
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
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Fast-forward to the 1990s, when land managers started conducting annual population counts and stumbling on surprising we would count island night lizards, and they weren't declining at all; if anything, their numbers were increasing," Coonan says.
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