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Texas Horned Lizard - Phrynosoma cornutum

(Harlan, 1825)
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  Adult, Jeff Davis County, Texas  
  Adult, Jeff Davis County, Texas  
Adult, Jeff Davis County, Texas Surveying the territory
   
  This Texas Horned Lizard from New Mexico, ran under a bush and quickly buried itself partially in loose soil. Even with some of the body showing, you can see that it is still well-camouflaged.  
Horned Lizard Food
Horned lizard feces intact (left) then crushed (right). Note that it is composed mostly of ants.
   
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  Habitat, Jeff Davis County, Texas  
     
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A Texas Horned Lizard runs around in Hidalgo County, New Mexico. A Texas Horned Lizard sits, eats an ant, and runs around in Hidalgo County, New Mexico.  



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