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Anolis caroliniensis - Carolina (green) Anole Small, slender brownish-green lizard with light band down its back. Green anoles have the ability to change between two primary shades, green and gray-brown. Skin color may change in response to ambient temperature or sexual arousal.<br />
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Perching on porch fencing near muscadine bushes in my overgrown back yard. Anolis carolinensis,Carolina anole,Geotagged,Summer,United States,anole,anolis,georgia,green anole,iguania,polychrotidae,reptile,reptilia Click/tap to enlarge

Anolis caroliniensis - Carolina (green) Anole

Small, slender brownish-green lizard with light band down its back. Green anoles have the ability to change between two primary shades, green and gray-brown. Skin color may change in response to ambient temperature or sexual arousal.

Habitat:
Perching on porch fencing near muscadine bushes in my overgrown back yard.

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  1. Superb focusing on this one! Posted 2 years ago

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The Carolina anole is an arboreal lizard found primarily in the southeastern United States and some Caribbean islands. Other common names include the green anole, American anole and red-throated anole. It is also sometimes referred to as the American chameleon due to its ability to change color from several brown hues to bright green. While many kinds of lizards are capable of changing color, anoles are closely related to iguanas and are not true chameleons.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jan 5, 2018. Captured Jul 4, 2017 09:37 in 148 County Line Rd SW, Plainville, GA 30733, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm