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Eastern Glass Lizard

Ophisaurus ventralis


Often confused as a snake, the Eastern glass lizard is a true lizard --not a snake--, despite its not having traditional lizardy legs. And yes, I just typed "lizardy". This species is fairly common throughout central Florida. There was a particularly dense population at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in the mid-2000s. [janson jones]


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CarolSnowMilne 2 years ago

I just read about these. A lizard that looks like a snake. It really does!

Brevard, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.68, Long: -80.75

Spotted on Apr 23, 2006
Submitted on Dec 28, 2011

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