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Regal Horned Lizard
This Horned Lizard blends in perfectly in its surroundings.
Zebra Tailed Lizard
This Zebra Tailed Lizard was more than happy to pose for the camera. Especially since it had just finished shedding its old layer of skin!
The Gila Monster is one of only two poisonous lizards in North America. However you really have to do something wrong to get bitten by one.
The Desert Tortoise is one of the more fascinating residents of the desert. This one was checking us out as we took it picture.
Sonoran Mud Turtle
The Sonoran mud turtle is one two members of the order Testudines that is found in the park. The Desert Tortoise is the other.
Western Patch-nosed Snake
The non-venomous Western Patch-nosed snake is one of 25 snake species that can be found at Organ Pipe.
While Rosy Boas are generally very docile, we don't recommend that you pick one up like one of our trained biologists did.
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is one of the iconic symbols of the Sonoran Desert. These snakes are not to be messed with, especially if you are a small rabbit.
The odd movements of the Sidewinder help it to easily move through sandy areas, its favorite habitat.
This Desert Iguana got its picture taken as it was passing by the visitor center.
The Coachwhip snake, which can range in color from Red and Pink to dark black, is also commonly called a Racer.
Gopher Snakes, which often get confused for rattlesnakes, are relatively common non-poisonous residents of Organ Pipe.
Last updated: August 1, 2014