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Phrynosoma platyrhinos (Desert Horned Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family North American spiny lizards. It is found in the Nearctic. It is an ambush predator.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/ambush
  • Definition: organisms that capture or trap prey by stealth or by strategy (typically not conscious strategy), rather than by speed or by strength.
  • Comment: synonym: sit-and-wait predator
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