ROBERT & JEAN POLLOCK, VISUALS UNLIMITED / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ROBERT & JEAN POLLOCK, VISUALS UNLIMITED / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Male Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis) showing the iridescent blue patch on its throat that is used in territorial displays. The ticks visible on the neck of this lizard may carry the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, but a component of the lizard's blood destroys the bacteria. Southwest Oregon, USA.
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