Wrestling Lizards: Video Pick Of The Week on SaveTheReptiles.com

Gila Monsters breeding looks a lot more like a wrestling death match!

A New Mexico based wildlife group filed a petition Friday to list the Utah population of the Gila Monster under the US Endangered Species Act.

WildEarth Guardians of Santa Fe, New Mexico says the population of the banded Gila Monster has been decimated by the urban sprawl in southwestern Utah. The petition, co-authored by Dr. Daniel Beck, says the Gila Monster is found throughout the Southwest and is faring well in other areas, but their numbers have been decimated in the St. George area as the human population has grown.

Read the full story:  Wildlife Group Wants Gila Monster protected in Southern Utah

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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One Response to Wrestling Lizards: Video Pick Of The Week on SaveTheReptiles.com

  1. Barb Stewart says:

    That was an interesting article and you tube video!

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