Photo category:
Rocky desert
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition
Vertebrates specimen collection

  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Dabb Lizard
Scaled Reptiles
Desert ecosystem
Rocky desert diorama

Photo of the Dabb Lizard, Uromastyx acanthinura. This lizard combines two contradictory characteristics: it lives in the desert, where plants are very scarce, but feeds on plants. Dabb Lizards are so hardy that they can live up to a year without food.