Se distribuye en Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia y el Norte de Brasil, alcanza a medir hasta 1.60 m y se alimenta principalmente de lagartos y roedores (Serpientesdecolombia. 2015).
Es una serpiente aglifa, no venenosa y se le observa en sabanas. Dependiendo de la región le llaman común mente como “sabanera o cazadora” (Serpientesdecolombia. 2015)
As I went out in the afternoon it scuttled out of the way in the warm porch
serpiente de unos 70 cm de largo con franjas amarillas
"Found an adult alligator lizard at on 28 Nov. 2015 with est. s-v length of abt. 9cm; super long tail.
"Very few wall lizards around now and only one adult seen recently."
- Alan Miller
Observation and photo by Alan Miller, sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunbathing on a sidewalk on a cool, damp day.
"I was strolling by Nickelodeon studios in Burbank and happened to come across this little fella enjoying some afternoon sun. I thought it was an interesting location point so i thought i would send it to you."
- Tony Barrett
Observation and photo by Tony Barrett, sent to email@example.com.
The Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles, comprising all lizards and snakes. With over 9,000 species, it is the second-largest order of vertebrates after the perciform fish. Members of the order are distinguished by their skins, which bear horny scales or shields. They also possess movable quadrate bones, making it possible to move the upper jaw relative to the braincase. This is particularly visible in snakes, which are able to...