Learn about about the NEWLY discovered species of lizards!
Introducing Legless Lizards
-These lizards are around 7 inches (18 cm) long from snout to vent (not including tail).
Striped Legless Lizard
These species of lizards are often referred to "snake lizards" because of the resemblance to snakes, but they are not alike in these characteristics. They have visible ear openings and greatly reduced hind limbs which are visible as small flaps. Their skin looks light brown with dark brown or blackish stripes running the length of the body. Under the top of there body (stomach) is white, cream or pinkish in color and the head is slightly darker than the body.
Total length: 30 cm
Adult snout-vent length: 9 – 12 cm
Hatchling snout-vent length: 4 – 4.5 cm
Adult weight: 3.0 - 6.9 g
Hatchling weight: 0.5 - 0.75 g