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New Zealand has a remarkable diversity of lizard species for such a small and temperate country.
Adapting to our wild landscape and changeable climate, they've developed some unique and quirky features.
Otago skink on snowberry. Carey Knox
Who can blink and who has to lick their eyes to keep them clean? Who has soft baggy skin and who has shimmering smooth scales?
Learn to pick the difference between a skink and a gecko...
The local lizards
In the dusk of a Madeira evening, researcher James Reardon scrambled around a small hotel trying to recapture the 40 partially drugged lizards that had escaped from the makeshift pillowcase bag... Read more.
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