Bell’s Dabb Lizard Uromastyx acanthinura

These lizards live in rocky desert areas, burrowing in the crevices to escape hot days and chilly nights.

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ORIGIN:
North Africa

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HABITAT:
Deserts

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
1 lb
Length: 16 in

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DIET:
Insects, leaves, fruits and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Birds of prey and snakes

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Spiny tail

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REPRODUCTION:
Sexually mature at 4 yrs

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THREATS:
Road mortality and collection for pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 24 yrs in human care

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