leopard lizard


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Noun1.leopard lizard - any of several large lizards with many dark spots; of western United States and northern Mexico
iguanid, iguanid lizard - lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males
Gambelia, genus Gambelia - leopard lizards
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The blunt-nosed leopard lizard (Gambelia sila) has been federally listed as endangered since 1967 and listed as endangered in California since 1971 because ca.
Cope's Leopard Lizard, Gambelia copeii (Yarrow, 1882).
Burrowing behavior has helped several endangered species--including the San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica), Tipton kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides), and blunt-nosed leopard lizard (Gambelia silus)--adapt to the extreme temperatures typical of this environment.
Metropolitan Bakersfield; 262,000 acres; San Joaquin kit fox, blunk-nosed leopard lizard, Tipton kangaroo rat, Bakersfield cactus, San Joaquin wooly-threads.
Four endangered animals occur on ARCO's land (the San Joaquin kit fox, blunt-nosed leopard lizard, Tipton kangaroo rat, giant kangaroo rat) and three threatened plants (the San Joaquin wooly threads, the Kern mallow, and the Hoover's eriastrum).
5 million in 1990, they failed to inform him it was also critical habitat for three endangered species: the kangaroo rat, leopard lizard, and San Joaquin kit fox, all of which had been driven out of surrounding irrigated fields.
The agreement protects and expands foraging habitat for the California condor, safeguards other threatened or endangered species such as the San Joaquin kit fox, the blunt-nosed leopard lizard and the Tehachapi slender salamander.
They saw the natural habitat of several endangered animals and plants such as the kit fox, the blunt-nosed leopard lizard, the giant kangaroo rat, Hoover's wooly star, and the Tipton kangaroo rat.
They are commonly preyed upon by roadrunners (Geococcyx californianus), long-nose leopard lizards (Gambelia wislizenii), and a number of snakes including the western coachwhip, (Masticophis flagellum), striped whipsnake (M.
Population ecology of blunt nosed leopard lizards in high elevation foothill habitat.