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Western Sand Lizard

Lizards | Namibia

Introduction: The western sand lizard (Pedioplanis undata) is a small, slender species similar to the Namaqua sand lizard. It has a long tail, some 3 times the length of the head and body combined.

Distribution: North and central Namibia less for the Namib Desert.

Diet: Small insects on sandy flats amongst rocky areas.

Colouring: The back is a yellowish-tan with 5 distinctive longitudinal stripes and yellow spots on the flanks.

Breeding: The mating season is in November to January and eggs hatch in January to March.

Size: SVL 45 to 50mm. Max 54mm.

Elegant Farmstead

On an old mission station south of Okahandja, the farm Otjisazu is full of historical interest

Gross Barmen Hot Springs

Situated some distance west of Okahandja the natural hot spring has been tapped and is used to full both an indoor and outdoor pool

Okahandja Country Hotel

A tranquil garden & African decor give this country hotel laid back, relaxed feeling. Situated on the outskirts of the town of Okahandja

Omatozu Game Farm

A game farm which offers a 'boutique camping experience' with accommodation in air-conditioned permanently erected tents

Oropoko Lodge

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Luderitz Accommodation