Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Identification-A small lizard with spiked scales. Males have bright blue undersides during the breeding season.
Habitat-Woodlands and fields.
Diet-Fence lizards eat small insects, particularly grasshoppers.
Comments-These lizards have excellent camoflauge. An individual laying flat on a tree can be almost invisible.
Broad-Headed Skink (Eumeces laticeps)
Identification- Males have a large red broad head wirth a gray body. Females and juveniles have smaller narrower heads with a gray body lines with yellow. Females and juveniles may be confused with the Five Lined Skink, but the Broad-headed skink has an enlarged row of scales near the base of the tail.
Habitat-Broad-headed skinks live in woodlands and rocky outcroppings.
Diet-Skinks eat small insects.
Comments-These skinks often live under large cover objects together.