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horned lizard

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Definition of horned lizard in English:

noun

Another term for horned toad (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Sea turtles, grizzly bears, piping plovers, flat-tailed horned lizards, manatees and pygmy owls are among the wildlife whose survival has already become more tentative on Norton's watch.
  • By studying the horned lizards, scientists hope to better understand the complexity of the lizards' habitat, halt their steady decline, and find ways for man and reptile to coexist peacefully.
  • In coastal regions of California, the ant is contributing to a sharp decline in the population of coastal horned lizards.

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