About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard
The Coachella Fringe-toed Lizard escapes the heat by "swimming" or burrowing beneath the sand.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2013