Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Gerrhosaurus validus validus  
(Giant Plated Lizard)



Description:

Key Features: plate-like body scales, and a thin pale white stripe extending from behind the head along the sides of the back to the base of the tail

Comments: Occurs throughout the country in the highveld, middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions. In the highveld confined to the larger, warmer valleys.

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