We decided we haven’t met enough lizards on our trip so far and headed out to meet one with some most interesting scales. This reptile was a definite look don’t touch kind of creature. Get ready to learn more about them.
Giant Girdled Lizard Fun Facts:
- They are also known as the sungazer lizard.
- Giant girdled lizards grow to about 7 inches long.
- Though they live in rocky areas, they do dig their own burrows for shelter.
- They are insectivores.
- They live in groups.
- They secret scents to communicate with other sungazers.
- Giant girdled lizards are listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.
We enjoyed spotting this little spiked lizard. It would be a smart predator to stay away from those scales.