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Sand Lizard ??

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Topic: Sand Lizard ??
Posted By: Vicar
Subject: Sand Lizard ??
Date Posted: 02 Sep 2004 at 5:02pm

Found this cheeky chap on Surrey Heaths today...Is it a Sand Lizard ?..I've never seen one before.




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Posted By: frogworlduk
Date Posted: 02 Sep 2004 at 7:31pm

yep that is a sand lizard and t's a cheeky lassie. well thats how it appears from my computer. due to the strange colours??

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Posted By: djp_phillips
Date Posted: 28 Jan 2006 at 3:28pm
looks more like a viviparous lizard to me


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Posted By: Dan Kane
Date Posted: 29 Jan 2006 at 7:29am
Looks like a female Sand Lizard to me.

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Posted By: djp_phillips
Date Posted: 30 Jan 2006 at 3:52pm
oh, ok I thought it was a viviparous lizard due to the lines on the back

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Posted By: Dan Kane
Date Posted: 31 Jan 2006 at 12:08pm
No no, it's a Lacerta agilis, i'm sure.

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Posted By: djp_phillips
Date Posted: 31 Jan 2006 at 3:07pm
Ok

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Posted By: Dan Kane
Date Posted: 31 Jan 2006 at 3:11pm
Sand Lizards have larger heads in comparison to the often smaller Common Lizards

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Posted By: djp_phillips
Date Posted: 31 Jan 2006 at 5:00pm
No but I was talking about Zotoca vivipara not common lizards

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