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Lava lizard

Tropidurus torquatus


It´s one of the biggest lava lizards, reaching 11 centimeters long, without the tail. Very common in Aregentina and Brasil, but present in most of the amazonic countries too. The pictured specimen was found in Parque Nacional Iguazú.


Rocky formations with sparce vegetation, along streams and rivers, and near roads.

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Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 6, 2012
Submitted on Sep 6, 2012

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