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Lizard: Zimbabwe flat (Platysaurus intermedius rhodesianus)

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Lizard: Zimbabwe flat (Platysaurus intermedius rhodesianus)

Unread post by arks » Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:14 am

This isn't at all a good photo, but can anyone help (from this partial view) with an ID of this lizard? Seen at the restaurant at Mapungubwe's interpretive centre on 14 April 2012.

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Re: Identification help: Lizard

Unread post by BushSnake » Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:52 pm

Its a female Zimbabwe flat lizard / Zimbabwe plat akkedis (Platysaurus intermedius rhodesianus). They are pretty common in that area, but next time you go, be on the lookout for one of the blue males!
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