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This one must be viewed large to appreciate.
I found this guy on a petrified log as I was making my way to the Agate House. He was extremely interested in sunning himself, and I was happy enough making portraits of him at 400 millimeters. After about five minutes he got spooked by a bird of prey (golden eagle), and scampered away under another near by log.
•These animals are possibly best known for their speed. Like the frilled lizard and basilisk, collared lizards can run on their hind legs for long periods of time. Record speeds have been around 35 mi/h (56 km/h). They look like small dinosaurs when they're running on their hind legs. -Wikipedia