Can there be an approach to inform the essential difference between male vs female lizards? Just how do they attract their mates? –Saundra, Concord
A proven way, Saundra, is always to hold back until springtime and watch them mate: The male is over the top. But I bet you desire more details than that.
The Bay Area’s many typical lizard (and reptile) could be the western fence lizard, aka the bluebelly. We likewise have sagebrush lizards, northern alligator lizards, southern alligator lizards, western skinks, Gilbert’s skinks, western whiptails, shore horned lizards, and California legless lizards. Of most these, just the fence lizard is effortlessly identified by sex. Fortunately, nearly every lizard you’re prone to notice should be a western fence lizard. So that the chances are with you.
Lizards and wild wild birds are evolutionarily associated and resemble one another in a variety of ways. (suite…)