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Sand Lizard

Lacerta agilis


The sand lizard has a light underbelly and a dorsal stripe: males tend to be darker in colour and turn partly or wholly bright green during the mating season. Sand lizards can reach up to 25 cm.


Can be found in a wide range of habitat types including meadows, heathland, coastal dunes, grassland, steppe, subalpine and alpine meadows, shrubland, hedgerows, open woodland, in alpine areas, traditionally managed agricultural land and rural gardens.

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MartinUrban 9 years ago

i'm really looking forward to seeing this kind !! :)

Jopy 9 years ago

Yes, it is! Lizards are not my area, but they can be from now! Here in Croatia we have a lot of endemic lizards on islands, a lot of our islands have their lizard, it's because of isolation, and because the Podarcis melisellensis is very variable species...hope will find some of them :D

MartinUrban 9 years ago

beautiful specimen !!

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Spotted on Jun 24, 2012
Submitted on Mar 26, 2013

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