Blue Spiny Lizard

Sceloporus serrifer cyanogenys

Closely related to the iguana, the blue spiny lizard sports sharp, pointy scales for defense. It also relies on camouflage to keep from being seen. When it’s time to win a mate, however, males will show off their blue throats and underbellies.

Fact File

where to see themWhere to see them: World of the Insect
lifespanLifespan: 3 to 4 yrs in wild
habitatHabitat: Shrubland and rocky hillsides
dietDiet: Insects