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Sceloporus occidentalis Baird and Girard, 1852
Western Fence Lizard aka Blue-belly Lizard
This male watched me slowly approach with my camera, and when I got close enough to be inside his perceived territory, he started doing push-ups on the rock; then when I got a little closer, he turned his flank upwards at me and flashed his brilliant belly scales.