Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard)

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Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard)

Gerrhosaurus validus, Mpumalanga. [photo Sharp I.C. & Sharp A. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]

Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard) Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard)
Gerrhosaurus validus, Limpopo. [photo Abram K. , from SARCA Virtual Museum] Gerrhosaurus validus, Limpopo. [photo Coetzer A. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]
Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard) Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard)
Gerrhosaurus validus, Mpumalanga. [photo Diedericks G. , from SARCA Virtual Museum] Gerrhosaurus validus, Limpopo. [photo Saunt R.V. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]
Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard) Gerrhosaurus validus (Giant plated lizard)
Gerrhosaurus validus, Mpumalanga. [photo Douglas M. , from SARCA Virtual Museum] Gerrhosaurus validus, Limpopo. [photo Diedericks G. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]

Predators and parasites

Recorded as prey of Buteo augur (Augur buzzard).

 

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