Guess the lizard

Guess the lizard

Postby Mongoose » Thu May 07, 2009 3:17 pm

What lizard is this?

It comes from Nelspruit -
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby Wolf777 » Thu May 07, 2009 3:23 pm

Thats an easy answer- I don't know lol, but it's beautifull!
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby BushSnake » Thu May 07, 2009 3:26 pm

You sure you identified it correctly... these things are little buggers! :) I haven't seen one of these . . . ever!
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby Mongoose » Thu May 07, 2009 3:31 pm

Yes I have identified it properly ;)

Another hint - they are STINKING FAST!
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby Fooble » Thu May 07, 2009 3:46 pm

I'm pretty certain this is a lizzard. I did not even do much research into it.
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby Buck Rogers » Thu May 07, 2009 4:46 pm

Common rough scaled Lizard (Ichnotropis squamulosa)
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby fredsmith » Thu May 07, 2009 5:50 pm

Could it be a Sandveld lizard?(Nucras livida)
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby fredsmith » Thu May 07, 2009 5:52 pm

Or taeniolata?
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby jka » Thu May 07, 2009 6:04 pm

I agree fredsmith its a Sandveld lizard not sure what species tho.
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby BOOGY » Thu May 07, 2009 6:51 pm

Im with the sandveld......have to take a look through some field guids.........
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby alexander » Thu May 07, 2009 11:12 pm

I'd go with Buck Rogers on this one
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby Mongoose » Fri May 08, 2009 8:29 pm

Buck and Alex got it right,

It's a Common Rough scaled lizard.
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Re: Guess the lizard

Postby jka » Fri May 08, 2009 8:53 pm

Great! Your guess the reptile gets one thinking, its not always as it seems.
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