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Amazon Lava Lizard

The Amazon Lava Lizard (Tropidurus Torquatus) is a species of lizard in the family Tropiduridae, the Neotropical ground lizards.

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The Amazon Lava Lizard (Tropidurus Torquatus) is a species of lizard in the family Tropiduridae, the Neotropical ground lizards.

The specific name "Torquatus" is Latin meaning "adorned with a neck chain or collar". It can be found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname.

This is a medium-sized lizard with a relatively large head. This species is omnivorous, eating invertebrates and plant material. It favors ants, and on plants it prefers the fruits and flowers.
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lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis February 28, 2016
Great shot nice detail:-)
lisasheehan
 
lisasheehan October 14, 2017
Love the history of the animal!
mirkokianu
mirkokianu October 15, 2017
Thanks, there's always something to learn! :)
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