Termite love! Plated lizards hang out in and around termite mounds. It’s a great food source and also stays warm, around 85 degrees, which makes it the perfect place for them to lay their eggs.
Length: 16-28 in
Leaves, branches and insects
Birds of prey, monitor lizards and large snakes
Camouflage and thick scales
Lay 2-6 eggs at one time
Habitat loss and collection for the pet trade
Up to 20 yrs in human care