from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several swift teiid lizards, especially Aspidoscelis sexlineata (syn. Cnemidophorus sexlineatus) of the United States and northern Mexico, having a brownish body with longitudinal light-colored stripes.
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- noun very swift lizard of eastern and central United States
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Among the reptiles are isolated populations of four species: toad-headed agama Phrynocephalus versocolor, multicellated racerunner Eremias multiocellata, Gobi racerunner Eremias przewalskii and patterned grass-snake Elapha dione; also the locally rare adder Vipera berus, moccasin snake Aghistrodon halys, Tlafe agilis and sand lizard Lacerta agilis.
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An example would be trying to get a picture of a prairie racerunner sunning itself on a yucca stump; these lizards 10 "or so long, lightly built and * very* flighty. i'm doing good to get within 20-30 yards without them taking off and hiding.