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This lizard had a third "eye" on it's head, disctintive stripes on its back and an armour suit-like tail.
Spotted in Isalo National Park.
Yeah, I looked around before I had to go to work earlier today and I had a tough time with it. The eye spot and the spiky tail ought to be the identifying markers, but there's not a lot on the Web.
Thanks for the suggestion, Goody. Certainly seems to be in the family. I haven't been able to find any other photos on Google of ones with the fake eye on top of the head though.
It seems to be one of two genera: Chalarodon or Oplurus. Sorry I can't get the ID narrowed down.
Spotted on Apr 22, 2012 Submitted on May 13, 2012
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