28 August 2014

King of the kingdom ~

This magnificent fellow rules my back yard. I have named him Rocky and he is HUGE. He struts, climbs, and does push ups. He's a great example of Arizona's Desert Spiny Lizard. I learned that typical behavior for these lizards is to remain pretty inactive. Rocky is just the opposite. There is hardly a time that I go into my back yard that I don't spot him on patrol. He is a great ruler of my garden!

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