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Lizard: Rough-scaled plated

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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Dec 22, 2009 6:22 pm

and this one please :D
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seems to a "collared" lizard... but they are only in Australia :hmz: saw around Lower Sabie - 8.11.09
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Re: ID help needed for lizard

Unread postby SAHGCA-UCT » Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:28 pm

Thats a beautiful rough scaled plated lizard (also known as sudan plated lizard or african plated lizard) Gerrhosaurus major

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Lizard: Rough-scaled plated

Unread postby Richprins » Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:06 pm

These seen by Borderline in December:

Near Lower Sabie...a big one that I think has been shown earlier! :D


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Re: Lizard ID help please

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:00 pm


Your second one is not the Giant plated lizard discussed earlier, but the Rough-scaled plated lizard.
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Re: Identification help: Lizard

Unread postby wildheart » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:15 pm

My daughter recorded this one at Mopani. Is it a Rough scaled or giant plated lizard and how do you tell the difference. [video]http://youtu.be/emJdtx_q4JI[/video]

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Re: Identification help: Lizard

Unread postby Bahamut » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:30 am

Rough scaled, uniform back and flanks and cream scales under chin.

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Re: Identification help: Lizard

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:49 pm

There are a lot at Mlondozi as well.

Rough scaled.

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Giant scaled, I think.

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I think this is a rough scaled plated Lizard.

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