[ zˈalɒfəs kˌalɪfˈɔːnɪkəs], [ zˈalɒfəs kˌalɪfˈɔːnɪkəs], [ z_ˈa_l_ɒ_f_ə_s k_ˌa_l_ɪ_f_ˈɔː_n_ɪ_k_ə_s]
How to use "Zalophus californicus" in context?
The Zalophus Californicus, or California Zalophus, is a giant tailed lizard found only in the state of California. The zalophus is the state amphibian and it is California's official amphibian. The name comes from the Ancient Greek language and means "zealous father." The Zalophus Californicus is the state's largest lizard, reaching heights of 3 feet or more and weighing up to 20 pounds. They have long, muscular tails that they use to move through water andLAND.
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