The coast of Peru is a desert, and fresh water is only available from springs or rivers fed by the Andes. This lizard was far from any such resources, so I find it incredible it can live here by the ocean. Perhaps it can get sufficient water from the insects it catches on the beach […]
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These lizards were common alongside the path following the Iguaçu Falls. If you’re alone and don’t move around too much, they will usually come out for a close-up. This is usually only possible when the park is closed, or if you stay behind the large groups of visitors.
Also known as Tropidurus spp.