Anolis equestris, 21 January 2017

Anolis equestris, the Knight anole;
Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 January 2017, Nikon D7100).

Anolis equestris, the Knight anole, is one of several non-native anole species now well-established throughout parts of south Florida. This particular species is the largest anole now found in wild Florida. Reaching lengths up to a 12 to 20 inches or so, the Knight anole spends much of its time high in the trees. This particular individual was relatively young and small.

To learn more about anoles, visit Anole Annals!

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