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Common Wall Lizard

Podarcis muralis


A slender lizard, belonging to family Lacertidae, with narrow and pointed head, about 20 cm in length. Dark brown body, tinged with green, and a long tail with blackish and whitish barring.


Observed calmly sunbathing in marshy lands, protected area of Maraîs d'Etournel in pays de Gex; shores of river Rhône, Geneva (Leman) lake valley.

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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.13, Long: 5.95

Spotted on Sep 21, 2018
Submitted on Jan 20, 2019

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