It prefers open areas with sandy soils, but is also found on rocky soil. They are small grayish-brown lizards with dark blue to black patches behind their front legs. x 2' enclosure. Named after the sagebrush plants near which it is commonly found, the sagebrush lizard has keeled and spiny scales running along its dorsal surface. Their diet consists of lizards, insects, spiders, and some plant material. Their diet consists of insects and spiders. is always better, but they will only need a 2' x 2' An excellent source of antioxidants, but like other fruits should still only be fed in moderation to lizards. They have extremely flexible jaws that allow them to swallow animals bigger than their heads, like chipmunks and squirrels. Provide full-spectrum flourescent Northern Sagebrush Lizards are both good climbers and jumpers, and they move quickly. The sagebrush lizard brumates during winter weather. Males are more active, especially in the spring, and have larger home ranges than females, although home range size is small. Their diet consists of birds, bird eggs, small mammals, lizards, and insects. Like many other lizards, they are attracted to rocky hilly terrain with generally scant vegetation. Sagebrush lizards are important prey for a variety of vertebrate species in the western United States. Keep the day lights on a 12 hour cycle, maintaining Males are usually slightly larger than females. Fill the base of the aquarium with 3 to 4 inches of sterilized play sand and landscape the terrain with rocks to create hiding spaces and give the aquarium a natural appearance. Phones are answered when staff is available. The species is considered common throughout its range. They are found in desert scrub areas, agricultural areas, woodlands, and deserts. Desert spiny lizards have distinctive black marks on each side of their necks. Capitol Reef is home to 10 species of lizards which are frequently seen in the park on warm sunny days. The sagebrush lizard has been found to live at elevations ranging from 500 to 10,500 ft (150 to 3,200 m). Feed the lizard only one or two crickets at a time to ensure that it actually eats the cricket. Activity is almost exclusively diurnal. The sagebrush lizard (Sceloporus graciosus) is a common species of phrynosomatid lizard found at mid to high altitudes in the western United States of America.It belongs to the genus Sceloporus (spiny lizards) in the Phrynosomatidae family of reptiles.Named after the sagebrush plants near which it is commonly found, the sagebrush lizard has keeled and spiny scales running along its dorsal surface. As their name suggests, sagebrush lizards are often found around sagebrush plants in the wild, which they climb and hide in during the day. the temperatures by using a ceramic heat emitter, incandescent The length of the warm-season activity varies geographically and from year to year, but at most localities, individuals are active from March or April to late September or early October.