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Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
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Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)

Description: Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis), also called Carolina Anole, are small-bodied lizards with a very long tail and a long snout. They can be all green, green with a light dorsal stripe and light stripes on the sides, or all brown with or without stripes. The lips and throat are white. Green Anoles can change from green to brown.

Taxonomy: Family: Polycrotidae.

Favored Habitat:

Where to Find: Don't look for Green Anoles around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in northern Florida and across the south.

Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Brown phase Green Anole
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Note the white stripes still show (note also expanded toe tips)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
copyright; Last updated 121105

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