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Madagascar Plated Lizard lives in South-Western Madagascar.
They primarily eat small insects due to their small skull structure.
They usually lay small clutches of eggs around a month after mating, and hatchlings appear after 3 months of incubation.
Madagascar Plated Lizards live up to 10 years in captivity.
About the Madagascar Plated Lizard
In the wild, this lizard is found in a range of habitat types, including open and degraded humid forest at mid and low altitudes. They're native to South-Western Madagascar, with an insectivorous diet.
Did you know?
These animals can run incredibly fast if they want to, using their back legs to propel themselves forward to escape danger