Lizard Walk

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Saturday, May 11, 2019   8 a.m.

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Join us for a fun-filled nature walk focusing on lizards and other reptiles lead by Audubon naturalist Steven Prager. He expects to see side-blotched lizards, Clark’s and desert spiny lizards, greater-earless lizards and tiger whiptails.

“There are some others like Gila monsters, eastern collared lizards and great-plains skinks that are possibilities but not likely,” he said. “On the snake side, I’d love to find a black-tailed rattlesnake, a diamondback rattlesnake, a California kingsnake or a Sonoran coachwhip. … Did you know our Arizona coachwhips are the fastest snake in North America? That greater-earless lizards like to bask completely buried in sand — making for surprises when walking down a desert wash?”