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Lizard: Common Flat

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Elsa
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Lizard: Common Flat

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:15 am

Leeukos, I'm afraid I can't find "your" Lizard in any of my books to be able to give you a positive ID.

WendyA has asked me to post this series of pics for her as she is having log in problems currently.

The Lizards, which I have identified as Common Flat Lizards, (hope that is right?) were seen at the Hippo Pools near Croc Bridge in Kruger recently and Wendy would like to know whether their frenzied activities were part of the mating ritual and if the females were fighting?
Thanks for any help.

On a rock near where the San art is, I found a couple of geckos. (I did check these out in a book and found out exactly what sort of geckos they were, but I can’t for the life of me find where I wrote it down.) Anyway, these two geckos looked as if they were fighting for their lives … they were biting each other and every now and then, would propel themselves a couple of inches off the rock, their tails were waggling so furiously.

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Then another one appeared … ahaaaa… this was the male; were the two females fighting over him?

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I’d be really interested to know what was going on there if anyone has any ideas …
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Lizard: Common Flat

Unread post by charbel » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:58 am

Dear friends,
A lizard seen in the Masorini Heritage Site, in Jan 10th 2011. I identified the first as: Common Flat Lizard, male (Platysaurus intermedius). And the second as Dwarf Plated Lizard (Cordylosaurus subtessellatus).

I'd like to ask for your help to confirm.

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Re: Identification help: Lizard

Unread post by BushSnake » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:01 pm

The flat lizard ID is correct.
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