• Bandelier Sunset

    Bandelier

    National Monument New Mexico

Reptiles

Whiptailed Lizard

Reptiles found at the park include lizards, snakes, and skinks.

NPS Photo by Sally King

Reptiles may not be cute and cuddly like mammals or sing pretty songs like birds but they play their role in Bandelier's ecosystem. Bandelier's reptiles come in a number of shapes and sizes. What they all have in common - their inability to regulate their body temperature- they're cold-blooded.
 

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