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Old 04-01-2009, 10:42 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Today i came across an everyday lizard, on one of my cars in my driveway, that are common here in Orlando, FL and I was just wondering if these lizards are common anywhere else in the US.

If you recognize it, feel free to post a reply saying where you live, and if they aren't common in your area feel free to let me know where that is too, Thanks an advance for the info!


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Old 04-01-2009, 11:29 AM
 
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I'm in Georgia (Atlanta)... A couple of them seem to surface on my porch/driveway and on the side of my house every spring. I never saw one when I lived in N. Carolina.
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Old 04-01-2009, 11:46 AM
 
Location: PDX
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Yep, that's a lizard. Grew up with 'em down in Miami.
Never seen them outside FL, and I've lived in OR, CO, and CA and spent a bit of time in TX.

We did have these in CA though - alligator lizards.

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Old 04-01-2009, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Denver
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When I went to school in South Carolina I would see them a good bit...often they had bright blue tails, which was pretty sweet. However they aren't too common up here in Massachusetts haha.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Florida
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interesting.. there very common here year round, they often jump out and run across your path while your walking on sidewalks :P
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Old 04-01-2009, 02:27 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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Looks like a gecko but another color. Those things are cute. I see them all outside my parents' house in south Florida.
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Old 04-01-2009, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Downtown Austin
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We have them in Texas, along with a bunch of other critters.

When I attended high school in Nevada, there was a kid we called "Lizard Lips". Had had a very angular/sharp jaw/chin, super thin lips and could touch the middle of his nose with his tounge.
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Old 04-01-2009, 04:26 PM
 
Location: Florida
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We have them in Texas, along with a bunch of other critters.

When I attended high school in Nevada, there was a kid we called "Lizard Lips". Had had a very angular/sharp jaw/chin, super thin lips and could touch the middle of his nose with his tounge.
Thats funny. when i was a kid, some kids used to make the lizards bite there ears and let them hang like earrings LOL.
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Old 04-01-2009, 09:00 PM
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Location: Ohio
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I've seen a few lizards this big here in Texas. Most of ours are less than 4 inches long.

I used to see the smaller ones when I lived in Tennessee, too.
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Old 04-01-2009, 09:53 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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No we don't, at all, when we saw them in Orlando it was as common as seeing rabbits up here.

And GLS, can't put a shirt on for a picture of a lizard? Lol! Nice though.
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