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DRAGON "The giant girdled lizard, also known as the sungazer, is the largest species of girdled lizard. It is known as ouvolk in Afrikaans, live in self-excavated burrows in the silty soil of the Themeda grassland in South Africa.

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Lots of Names for a Curious Creature - Sungazer, Giant Girdled Lizard and Giant Dragon Lizard. photo by Manuela Kulpa

These amazing lizards have such a powerful bite that they can accidently break their own jaw by the time they reach adulthood. This tough armored lizard lives under rocks, and in cracks in the ground. When it comes out to hunt, it is usually for bugs and spiders.

Armadillo Lizard - Tough Desert Reptile

ARMADILLO GIRDLED LIZARD - The armadillo girdled lizard is a lizard endemic to desert areas of southern Africa. It is also known as the typical girdled lizard, armadillo lizard, golden armadillo lizard, and armadillo spiny-tailed lizard.


Located on the tiny island of Grand Cayman off the coast of Cuba are the last remaining Blue Iguanas (Cyclura lewisi). They’re one of the longest living species of lizard with the record being set at 67 years.


'I see you' by Magnus Forsberg. Panther Cameleon - love this - Evolution Reptiles, Oxford.