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Lagartija cocodrilo (Crocodile lizard)

Barisia Imbricata


Rugged and long lizard. is between 10 cm females are longer than the male. Their food is insectivorous diet consists Coleoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, etc.Are viviparous, has been detected in female embryos in the spring and early summer and can be between 4 and 17. Are terrestrial and diurnal activity during the winter are buried up to 50 cm below the substrate.


His abitat found in temperate coniferous forests at high altitudes arrives from 3500 to 4000m in the presence of branches of grass. They are protected under rocks and fallen trees.


It is not poisonous

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Vindie 10 years ago

hahaha, parece una caricatura ! :D

SusanEllison 10 years ago



LucBertrand 11 years ago

WOW !!!!!!!!!!! this is the best shot i have ever see ! amazing :))

lori.tas 11 years ago

Love the mouth open look. :)

alice and nath
alice and nath 11 years ago


It is a very docile animal and quiet. I was at 30 cm distance.

LauraMaria 11 years ago

Hahaha, this made me laugh when I saw it! Fantastic snap, what timing!

yulia8473 11 years ago

what a shot!!!!

Nuevo León, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 24, 2005
Submitted on Apr 29, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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