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June 18, 2011 4:53 PM

Tiny lizard could block Texas oil, gas exploration

Deep in the West Texas sand dunes is something that some say could threaten the state's oil and gas production: The dunes sagebrush lizard, also known as the sand dune lizard. State officials hope that federal officials don't designate it an endangered species. "It's reptile dysfunction," said Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson.

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