Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Collared Lizards preserved in Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs Parks & Recreation Commission plans to apply for grant to establish a preserve at Lake Leatherwood Park for the Collared Lizards. They can grow to as long as 12 inches. Presently, there is a colony of 30-40 adult Collared Lizards living at the old limestone quarry located at the Northeast side of the lake. In Oklahoma they are referred to as the "Mountain Boomer." The lizards are well known for their ability to run on their hind legs, looking like small dinosaurs. When established, the sanctuary will ad to the existing tourist attractions that Lake Leatherwood has to offer.When planning your Eureka Springs vacation give the Angel at Rose Hall a call,your Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfast and your Eureka Springs Weddings Chapel, the best place for Eureka Springs Lodging and Eureka Springs wedding.

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