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Common Chuckwalla

Sauromalus ater

Common chuckwallas can be found throughout the southwestern United States and Mexico. They are communal most of the year and only become territorial during the breeding season. They wedge themselves in between rocks to avoid predators, inflating themselves so that they cannot be pulled out.


Found At

Robert J. LaFortune Wildlife Trek | Life in the Desert

CONSERVATION STATUS

Least Concern

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