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Desert Iguana Desert Iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsals) moves into the shade of a shrub at the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, United States. California,Death Valley National Park,Desert Iguana,Desert iguana,Dipsosaurus dorsalis,Dipsosaurus dorsals,Geotagged,Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Desert Iguana

Desert Iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsals) moves into the shade of a shrub at the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, United States.

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  1. Awesome! Posted 12 days ago
    1. Same!
      And loving the timestamp of 2016, it makes me greedy about what more is luring in those archives hehe.
      Posted 12 days ago
      1. Thank you...the cold weather has me digging through my archive...dreaming of warmer times :) Posted 12 days ago
        1. Same! Also dreaming of daylight, there isn't any. Posted 12 days ago
    2. Thanks Christine. Posted 12 days ago
  2. This is a beautiful shot of one of my favorite Mojave desert lizards. They can be quite wary, great job! Posted 12 days ago
    1. Thank you so much John. Posted 12 days ago

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The desert iguana is one of the most common lizards of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. They also occur on several Gulf of California islands. Their color is mostly grey and tan.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by gmspanek
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By gmspanek

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Uploaded Dec 4, 2018. Captured Apr 21, 2016 13:02 in CA-190, Death Valley, CA 92328, USA.
  • COOLPIX S9900
  • f/6.4
  • 1/250s
  • ISO125
  • 112.2mm