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Lizard in Malta

Observed: 7th September 2011 By: JamesPDeansJamesPDeans’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesJamesPDeans’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
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Does anyone know why the lizard takes its' feet off the ground and then arches its' back so that only its' belly is touching the ground?

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Basking behaviour

Some lizards do this when they are on hot surfaces so it may have something to do with thermoregulation.