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Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Uma inornata -- California -- Coachella Valley,
  • Lizards -- California -- Coachella Valley,
  • Endangered species -- California -- Coachella Valley

Book details:

Edition Notes

Shipping list no.: 2000-0339-P.

ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17595714M
OCLC/WorldCa44893023

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Lizards are er with snakes, they make up the order Squamata.. There are about 6, species, which live all over the world, except in cold range across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains. One type, the marine iguana, lives in the varies greatly, from geckos of a few inches or cm to the Komodo dragon of 3 meters (9 feet Class: Sauropsida. Located 10 miles east of Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley Preserve is a 17, acre site. It is home to the Coachella Valley- Fringe toed lizard found only in this area. The Thousand Palm Oasis, Willis, Hidden Horseshoe and Indian Palms are also found in this preserve. The Paul Wilhelm Grove is the visitor’s centre of the preserve/5. It can be further distinguished from the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard (Uma inornata) by the presence of a dark ventrolateral body blotch between the fore- and hindlimbs, dorsal ocelli that never reticulate to form a lineate pattern, and usually five internasals instead of three (Heifetz, ; Smith, ; Norris, ). The Coachella Valley (/ ˌ k oʊ ə ˈ tʃ ɛ l ə / KOH-ə-CHEL-ə, / k oʊ ˈ tʃ ɛ l ə / koh-CHEL-ə) is a desert valley in Southern California that extends approximately 45 mi (72 km) in Riverside County southeast from the San Bernardino Mountains to the northern shore of the Salton is the northernmost extent of the vast trough that includes the Salton Sea, the Imperial Valley and Location: Palm Desert, California.

Endangered Animal Printouts. Endangered animals are those species that are in danger of going extinct. Their reproductive rates are lower than their mortality rates over long periods of time, so their numbers are diminishing. The reasons for this are varied, but lately, very often involves a loss of habitat as people encroach on their living areas. This unique habitat is one of the top Palm Springs points of interest. It consists of desert wetland and palm woodland oases, and is the home of the endangered Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard. The Visitors’ Center is housed in a charming old building constructed during the s and s. February to March is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Palm Springs. Traveller’s may find some bargains on hotel rates as well during these months. The average flight time between San Francisco to Palm Springs is around 1 hour and 35 minutes. The flight distance from San Francisco to Palm Springs is around miles. The endangered fringe-toed lizard is given room to roam at the Coachella Valley Preserve, which was specifically designed to protect these desert creatures. Guided hikes through the preserves’ sand dunes and rocky escarpments are led by knowledgeable naturalists who can share their insights into the life cycle of this threatened reptile.

The fringe-toed lizard that resides in the Coachella Valley Preserve in California is an example of a lizard that has adapted to life in the sand. The lizard's name refers to the scales on its hind feet, which resemble fringes, These scales enable the lizard to move quickly across sand, providing traction in .   Coachella Valley Preserve: Good wildlife and wow, the San Andreas Fault - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Palm Springs, CA, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). Coach USA, Inc. One Riverway, Suite Houston, Texas U.S.A. () Fax: Public Company Incorporated: Employees: 4, Sales: $ million () Stock Exchanges: New York Ticker Symbol: GUI SICs: Local Bus Charter Service Coach USA, Inc. is the largest provider of motorcoach charter, tour, and sightseeing services in the United States. The Endangered Species Act and the Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard: Biophelia, Biophobia, or Somewhere in Between? ( May) Trash () Managing Waste in Southern California: and Beyond – Conference ( June) Regional Solid Waste Management in .