A look at some of the animals the U.S. government will consider for listing as endangered in compliance with the Fish and Wildlife Service’s settlement with an environmental group.
The Dunes Sagebrush Lizard is a small, spiny reptile that seeks refuge from the hot sun and potential predators in the shinnery oak dunes of southeastern New Mexico and western Texas. Next month the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must make a final decision on whether to list it as endangered. WildEarth Guardians