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FWP requests folks to be on the lookout for greater short-horned lizards this fall

 

September 3, 2019

Courtesy Fish, Wildlife and Parks/Photo by Kristi DuBois

A short-horned lizard crawls across vegetation and rocks.

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

As you are hitting the field this fall, be sure to take a break from scanning the horizon for game and look down at the ground once in a while.  Not only will this hopefully help you avoid stepping on a cactus or a rattlesnake, you might also see one of eastern Montana's rarely seen critters...the greater short-horned lizard; and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to know about it.

The greater short-horned lizard, Phrynosoma hernandesi, or "horny toad" is a Species of Greatest Inventory Need in Montana due to insufficient data to determine t...



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