Desert plated Lizard
Lizards | Namibia
Introduction: The desert plated lizard (Angolosaurus skoogi) can be found in small colonies, sometimes up to 3,000 living in a square kilometer. The are active during the day only and forage in areas common with scrub-covered loose wind-blown sand dunes. Males grow larger than females and have been known to live for up to 10 years in the wild.
Distribution: Northern Namib Desert
Diet: Beetles, dry plant debris, seeds, grass stems and the succulent !Nara plant.
Colouring: The back is ivory, grey-white or light buff with small, scattered maroon-orange blotches. The belly is white.
Breeding: Females lay 2 to 4 large eggs.
Size: SVL 110mm. Max SVL 160mm.
Top location, right on the beach. This is a very popular accommodation choice - and rightly so.
Slightly outide town on the banks of the Swakop River and overlooking the dunes of the Namib Desert. Excellent for those wanting a desert setting near the convenience of town
Close to the main beach and Swakopmund aquarium, also boasts a heated swimming pool
Very centrally located with a quaint German atmosphere.
A new hotel and spa complex situated north of town in the suburb of Mile 4
Absolutely unique! Built on stilts into the Swakop River - many units offer great views. Feels more like a traditional country lodge rather than an establishment in a busy tourist town.