DownloadDescription: A closeup of the head and shoulders of a large black lizard in Death Valley California. This lizard is climbing up from behind the rock, sticking its head up over the edge. It has shiny black scales and wrinkled black skin around its neck. One of its claws is visible, reaching up to pull it over the edge of the rock.
DownloadDescription: A large black lizard seen from the side and slightly below, sitting on a rock in the sun with head raised, in Death Valley California. Sitting with its fat belly on the ridge atop a large rock, this lizard has wrinkled black sides with tiny tan spots. Seen in bright sunlight, the iris of the eye facing the camera is clearly visible. It has broad jaws with puffy jowels, covered in sharp pointed scales.
DownloadDescription: A small spotted lizard under a bush in Death Valley California. Seen from the side toward the rear, this little lizard has tiny reddish-brown spots on a light-brown coat of scales. The spots on the tail form concentric rings. The lizard stands with its head raised in light gray sand in the sunlight.
DownloadDescription: A closeup view of a large spotted lizard in Death Valley California. This medium-sized desert lizard has mottled brown spots on a light brown hide. Standing with its head raised on rocky sand, this lizard is seen from the front in bright sunlight, looking directly into the camera. On the right side of the photo, there is a small rock which casts a shadow on the sand.
DownloadDescription: A large spotted lizard on a rock in Death Valley California. The lizard stands with its hind feet in sand, its front feet on a gray rock. Its head is raised alertly. Its scales are light brown, mottled with dark brown spots. Its neck and sides are wrinkled, and its head is turned slightly toward the camera.
DownloadDescription: An orange lizard on a rock surrounded by orange wildflowers in Death Valley California. This lizard has light orange scales with small light orange spots, and dark gray stripes especially on the tail. It stands on a gray rock in dappled sunlight, with its head turned away from the camera. Behind the rock is a bush with orange flowers, which match the skin of the lizard.
DownloadDescription: A gray lizard scurrying under a shrub in Death Valley California. Seen from directly above in rocky gray sand, this lizard is barely visible. In bright sunlight, its shadow is the only thing that gives it away. At the top of the photo is the base of a dry bush, with dead twigs scattered among rocks.
DownloadDescription: A brown lizard scurrying under a shrub in Death Valley California. The head of this lizard has nearly disappeared into the bush, but its back is clearly visible. It has light brown scales with dark gray stripes, especially on the tail. It is surrounded and partially obscured by bleached dry twigs. This lizard was seen on the edge of the rock formation in the middle of the racetrack, a dry lakebed in Death Valley.
DownloadDescription: A profile view of a large black lizard with a white tail, in an upright position on a rock in Death Valley California. This huge black lizard is clinging to the side of a rock, nearly virtical. It has bloated, wrinkled sides with tiny light brown spots, and a long white tail. It clings with long claws to the rock, and stares into the camera with one shiny black eye.
DownloadDescription: A closeup view of the head and shoulders of a large black lizard in Death Valley California. This lizard is clinging to the side of a rock, staring straight at the camera with one eye. Its puffy black jowels are clearly visible, as are the individual pointy black scales on its front leg and the brown scales on its claws. Its muzzle is mottled with light gray.
DownloadDescription: A large black lizard in proflie, sitting on a rock with head raised, in Death Valley California. This lizard is just coming up over the edge of the rock, lifting its head high. It has a wrinkled black back, and pointed scales on the side of its head. One of its claws is visible, clinging to the rock.