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Husab Sand Lizard

Lizards | Namibia

Introduction: The Husab sand lizard (Pedioplanis husabensis) is endemic to Namibia. It is a small lizard, terrestrial, preferring open areas of flat rock on exposed bedrock.

Distribution: Restricted to the rocky desert of the confluence of the ephemeral Khan and Swakop Rivers in the Husab Mountains in central Namibia.

Diet: It catches and eats small lizards.

Colouring: The back is greyish in front and reddish-brown to the rear and bears dark dots and bars.

Breeding: Hatchlings emerge in April to June.

Size: SVL 45 to 55mm. Max SVL 52mm.

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