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Slender Anole

(Anolis limifrons)

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The Slender Anole is also called Border Anole. A small, extremely slender lizard, with long, thin limbs; pale olive or olive-brown, often with a reddish tinge; white lips continuous with a white, diffuse stripe along body; males have a whitish and yellowish throat fan; to 5cm (2 in), plus tail. (Galleguillo).


Low and middle elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found on ground and vegetation especially in forest edge areas and disturbed areas such as gardens, groves, and plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Tortuguero National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Slender Anole (Anolis limifrons), Costa Rica