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Holub's Sandveld Lizard

Lizards | Namibia

Introduction: Holub's sandveld lizard (Nucras taeniolata) is a small lizard that forages around tufts of grass and at the bases of bushes. It will escape from the heat and predators by making a small tunnel in broken rocky ground.

Distribution: An isolated population in central and northern Namibia, although not associated with the Windhoek area.

Diet: Small insects, particularly beetles.

Colouring: Distinctive striped pattern colour of 3 well-marked, pale stripes along the back that extend onto the back of the head. There are a couple of rows of spots on the flanks. The tail is a light buff colour and adults have a grey or buff to reddish-brown back.

Breeding: Females usually hatch 4 to 5 eggs, laid in midsummer.

Size: SVL 70 to 85mm. Max SVL 94mm.

Ongula Village Homestead Lodge

A traditional Owambo homestead which offers a unique opportunity of interacting with the local community while getting involved in local activities such as cattle herding and basket making.

Ruacana Eha Lodge

Situated at the Ruacana falls on the Namibia / Angola border - this lodge serves as a gateway between Kaokoland and Owamboland

Uukwaluhdi Safari Lodge

North of Etosha, east of Osahakati & west of Opuwo this remote lodge is situated on the vast plains of the Omusati Region. Attractions here include tracking Black Rhino.

Luderitz Accommodation