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Blue Green Lizard

Observed: 4th May 2011 By:’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles

A blue green lizard (slightly yellow sides) photographed in France. Note the single very long toe on each rear foot.

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Western green lizard

This is a very distinctive male, if it had been a female identification would be harder. In fact it is not so easy for the animals themselves to tell them apart; L.bilineata was only split from L. viridis (green lizard) relatively recently and there is evidence they readily interbreed. Apparently the split is based solely on weak genetic evidence according to the IUCN.

Graham Banwell

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