July 20, 2015

Desert Spiny Lizard

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July 20, 2015
Desert Spiny Lizard

Species: Sceloporus magister | Location: Gila River Indian Reservation, USA

A slightly battered female desert spiny lizard takes a rest from the hot Arizona sun in the shade of a mesquite tree.

About The Photographer

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I'm Emily, a graduate student working towards a Master's of Science in Environmental Studies. I have a Bachelors degree in Environmental Biology and a Minor in Studio Art. My creativity is inspired by the natural world. I often think there has been a loss of respect and appreciation for nature, so I like to remind people that this is completely unwarranted. I believe there is nothing as beautiful as something naturally created. I spend the majority of my work conducting field research, so I like to take every opportunity that I can to capture wonderful wildlife specimens on camera. I hope that my future endeavors will lead me to more travels with more wildlife!

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