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Rainbow lizard (Cnemidophorus espeuti) Bottom House, Providencia, SAP, Colombia. Mar 8th, 2018 Cnemidophorus espeuti,Colombia,Geotagged,Rainbow lizard,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Rainbow lizard (Cnemidophorus espeuti)

Bottom House, Providencia, SAP, Colombia. Mar 8th, 2018

    comments (13)

  1. Beautiful! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 2 years ago
  2. Wow! Its rare to see blue-colored wildlife. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Indeed! And it's so common over the islands that locals have completely stopped paying attention to them!
      Posted 2 years ago
  3. So cool! Posted 3 years ago
    1. I know, right? :) Posted 2 years ago
  4. What a stunner! You are quite the traveler, Thibaud! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Haha yes, I pretty much live and breathe for travel. Posted 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
    2. Check out his insane map:
      https://www.jungledragon.com/user/2959/wildlifemap
      Posted 2 years ago
      1. Amazing and impressive! Posted 2 years ago
  5. Incredible island endemic!

    I'm seeing a small challenge in the common name. It seems multiple species carry the common name "Rainbow lizard" or "Rainbow whiptail". This could be a problem when people type it when identifying, because it can lead to multiple species, not necessarily the correct one. I tried to find a more explicit common name but no luck so far.
    Posted 2 years ago
    1. Hmmm yeah, I couldn't find anything else either. If you'd like, I could make up something, like Old Providence Rainbow whiptail of something ;) Posted 2 years ago
  6. Beautiful! Posted one year ago

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Cnemidophorus espeuti is a species of lizard found only on the Colombian islands of San Andres and Providencia, where it is very common. The breeding males are a striking shade of blue.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jul 26, 2018. Captured Mar 8, 2018 15:55 in 03, Bottom House, Providencia, San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/6.3
  • 1/500s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm