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Common Lizard

Observed: 7th October 2012 By: Claire.LClaire.L’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesClaire.L’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles

Spotted amongst a wooded area with no nearby water. It does look similar to a lizard, but has a tail more closely related to a newt.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Lizards can shed their tails

Lizards can shed their tails to avoid predators, which is probably what this one has done. It re-grows, but not as long as the original.

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Good point

Yes you're right, good point.