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Flame Bellied Zonure live in small areas of Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Their diet is insectivorous; small insects favouring grasshoppers and beetles.
Females give birth to 3-6 young.
Flame Bellied Zonure live 15-20 years in captivity.
About the Flame Bellied Zonure
The Flame- Bellied Zonure is a small, brightly coloured species of rock lizard from areas of Mozambique and Zimbabwe in Africa. This species is dimorphic, the males are deep brown/ black with a bright orange underside which develops during maturity, whereas females are grey on the underside. They are insectivorous; consisting of small insects favouring grasshoppers and beetles.
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As this species is so under-represented within zoos worldwide, it’s really special to hold and breed this species here at Drayton Manor Zoo. We are 1 of only a few Zoo's breeding this species worldwide