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BROWN ANOLE
Anolis sagrei

Brown Anole - Anolis sagrei Anolis sagrei from Aransas Co., Tx.           Photo by Craig McIntyre Brown Anole - Anolis sagrei Anolis sagrei from Aransas Co., Tx.           Photo by Craig McIntyre

Brown Anole - Anolis sagrei Anolis sagrei from Aransas Co., Tx.           Photo by Craig McIntyre Breeding pair of Brown Anoles - Anolis sagrei Breeding Anolis sagrei in Aransas Co., Tx.  Photo by Craig McIntyre


Distribution:  Anolis sagrei is a native species of Cuba and the Bahamas. It was introduced into Florida and has since established populations in a number of southern states and Hawaii. In our region it is known to now be established in the following Texas counties: Aransas, Bexar, Cameron, Harris, Hidalgo, and Nueces. It will most likely also be found in other counties in south and southeastern Texas.

Legal Status:  This species has no protected status.

Brown Anole - Anolis sagrei eating its shed skin Anolis sagrei  from Aransas  County,  Texas  eating  its shed  skin
                                                                   Photo by Craig McIntyre





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