11 January 2012

Gila Greetings ~

Welcoming visitors to Tucson is this great metal sign that features a gila monster (pronounced "heel-a" or "hee-la"). Since it is a venomous lizard, I find this a curious choice as welcoming ambassador but these lizards are definitely beautiful and unusual. At night the lizard lights up - fun! To learn more about these Southwestern creatures and see photos, click here.

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