Photo: The cool colors of the common collared lizard

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Crotaphytus collaris

credit: Coniah Boda

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The common collared lizard, also known as the eastern collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) is native to North America and is able to run on its hind legs. They mostly eat insects and can reach up to a foot (30 cm) in length.

Our contributor, Coniah Boda, is a wildlife photographer based in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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