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Spiny lizard & Gambel’s quail keeping an eye out for each other

By Gary Bogue
Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 6:41 am in Gambel's quail, Spiny lizard.

Spiny lizard, Gambel’s quail, Phoenix, AZ. (Richard Davis-Minter, Pacheco, CA)
Richard Davis-Minter, Pacheco

Here is a shot I took about 4 weeks ago at my Phoenix, Arizona, home. They seem to be quite comfortable sitting next to each other.
Richard Davis-Minter Pacheco, CA

Just a couple of old desert friends (a spiny lizard and a male Gambel’s quail) sharing a handy lookout spot where they can keep an eye out for predators and good things to eat at the same time. Life is good. /Gary

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