Armadillo girdled lizard (Cordylus cataphractus) | This heavily armoured reptile is named after the armadillo for its ability to roll itself into an almost impregnable ball when threatened. In this position, the spiny scales covering the neck, body and tail are presented to any potential predator, protecting the soft belly.

Armadillo girdled lizard (Cordylus cataphractus) | This heavily armoured reptile is named after the armadillo for its ability to roll itself into an almost impregnable ball when threatened. In this position, the spiny scales covering the neck, body and tail are presented to any potential predator, protecting the soft belly.

Sand lizard videos, photos and facts - Lacerta agilis | ARKive

Sand lizard videos, photos and facts - Lacerta agilis | ARKive

Asian water monitor lizard videos, photos and facts - Varanus salvator | ARKive

Asian water monitor lizard videos, photos and facts - Varanus salvator | ARKive

The frilled lizard can be found in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Known for its defensive posture, the frilled lizard stands on its hind legs with its mouth agape, its head framed by a huge scaly membrane, or frill, around its neck. The frilled lizard spends most of its time in trees preying on insects and small mammals

The frilled lizard can be found in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Known for its defensive posture, the frilled lizard stands on its hind legs with its mouth agape, its head framed by a huge scaly membrane, or frill, around its neck. The frilled lizard spends most of its time in trees preying on insects and small mammals

View a slideshow of photos of the Egyptian spiny-tailed lizard

View a slideshow of photos of the Egyptian spiny-tailed lizard

“Extinct” No More: Meet The Pinocchio Lizard! (Video)...see more at PetsLady.com -The FUN site for Animal Lovers

“Extinct” No More: Meet The Pinocchio Lizard! (Video)

“Extinct” No More: Meet The Pinocchio Lizard! (Video)...see more at PetsLady.com -The FUN site for Animal Lovers

The Panay monitor lizard is highly arboreal, only rarely coming to the ground to feed or to bask in the sun.

The Panay monitor lizard is highly arboreal, only rarely coming to the ground to feed or to bask in the sun.

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