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San Esteban Chuckwalla
220px-San Esteban Island Chuckwalla
Information
Common Name piebald chuckwalla or pinto chuckwalla
Range San Esteban Island in the Sea of Cortés
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Sauropsida
Order Squamata
Family Iguanidae
Genus Sauromalus
Species S. varius
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The San esteban chuckwalla (Sauromalus varius) also known as the Piebald chuckwalla or Pinto chuckwalla, is a species of chuckwalla belonging to the Iguanidae family endemic to San Esteban Island in the Sea of Cortés. It is the largest of the five species of chuckwallas and the most endangered.

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