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All Factsheets Spanish

Todas las fichas de las especies del hábitat se encuentran en la aplicación Hábitat. Las fichas proporcionan información sobre cómo identificar la planta o el animal, consejos de observación, un dato interesante, información sobre el hábitat, actividades que beneficiarán a la especie, actividades que deben evitarse y recursos para la gestión de la especie.

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Great Basin Collared Lizard

Collared lizards are one of the only lizards that can run using only their hind legs. They are fast with strides up to three times their body length.

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Eastern Collared Lizard

Eastern collared lizards are very alert—and very fast! They’re well adapted to running around their rocky habitats and jump among rocks easily. At top speeds, they run using only their back legs! They have highly powerful jaws capable of delivering a strong bite that can break the skin if captured.

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Pygmy Short-Horned Lizard

Pygmy short-horned lizards emerge from a period of inactivity in the spring for mating season, where females give birth to 3-15 young. They are typically sexually mature within two years of birth.

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All Factsheets English

All the factsheets for species habitat found in the Habitat app. The factsheets provide information on how to identify the plant or animal, observation tips, an interesting fact, habitat information, activities that will benefit the species, activities to avoid, and resources for managing for the species.

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Common Sagebrush Lizard

Common sagebrush lizards can drop their tails to escape predators. The tail can regenerate like the prairie lizard, but it is usually shorter and a slightly different color than the original tail.

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Gopher Tortoise

Gopher tortoises create their own burrows which are 3-52 ft/1-16 m long and 9-23 ft/3-7 m deep. More than 350 different kinds of animals are known to share burrows with gopher tortoises from lizards and toads to insects. Some including the six-lined racerunner, gopher frog, gopher mouse, and cave cricket are dependent upon the gopher tortoise burrows.

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Sonoran Desert Tortoise

Sonoran Desert tortoises eat a wide variety of wildflowers, grasses and cacti. However, they will also occasionally eat insects, especially when young. Some have even been observed scavenging road-kill lizards. Additionally, Sonoran Desert tortoises eat soil with calcium carbonate for nutrients.

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Mojave Desert Tortoise

Desert tortoise eggs and young are prey for many species, including Gila monsters, snakes, raptors, skunks, kit foxes, and coyotes. Ravens can cause a substantial decline in desert tortoise populations, especially near developed areas. However, once a desert tortoise reaches adulthood, predation risk is far lower and annual survivorship surpasses 90%.

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