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Lizard: Rough-scaled plated

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Tue Dec 22, 2009 6:22 pm Unread post
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

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Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:28 pm Unread post
Thats a beautiful rough scaled plated lizard (also known as sudan plated lizard or african plated lizard) Gerrhosaurus major


Lizard: Rough-scaled plated


Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:06 pm Unread post
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

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Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:00 pm Unread post

Your second one is not the Giant plated lizard discussed earlier, but the Rough-scaled plated lizard.


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Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:15 pm Unread post
My daughter recorded this one at Mopani. Is it a Rough scaled or giant plated lizard and how do you tell the difference.

Thanks. :D


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Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:30 am Unread post
Rough scaled, uniform back and flanks and cream scales under chin.
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