Sudan Plated Lizard

Taxonomic name: Gerrhosaurus major

Type:
Reptile

Diet:
 A wide variety of plants, insects and small vertebrates.

Longevity in the wild:
5 - 10 years

Size: 45 - 70 cm
 
Weight: Adults weigh approximately 0.5 kg

Group Name:
Lounge
 
Fun Fact: 
They often share their burrow or termite mound with other animals including some snakes! 

You can learn more about the Sudan Plated Lizard and other creepy, crawly critters when you visit the Kinsmen Discovery Centre at the the Zoo.

Sudan Plated Lizard