Habitat for Disease-Fighting Lizards – these guys don’t get Lyme Disease

Profiles in Xeriscaping: Habitat for Disease-Fighting Lizards | Cool Green Science. This is a Western Fence Lizard the cousin of our Eastern Fence Lizard.

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This is very timely since our Naturalist was tick bitten during Thanksgiving holidays.  No Lymes disease, but it is always humbling to be part of the natural food web.