Western Plated Lizard

WESTERN PLATED LIZARD 2                        Western Plated Lizard

  Western Plated Lizard

SPECIES: Gerrhosaurus major

STATUS: Least Concern

HABITAT: Rocky desert and savannah grasslands.

DIET: Insects, small rodents, lizards and plant material.

GENERAL: When threatened the lizard runs for a rocky outcropping, and with its armor like skin wedges in between the rocks, making it harder for a predator to catch them. The Western Plated Lizard can get around two feet in length.


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