Uromastyx Uromastyx

Uromastyx

Commonly known as spiny-tailed lizars, mastigures or dabb lizards, uromastyx are a genus of African and Asian agamid lizards. They live in rocky, hilly areas and spend most of their waking hours basking in the sun.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME Uromastyx
WHERE IN THE WILD? Africa and Asia
WHAT'S ON THE MENU?   
Vegetation
LIFE EXPECTANCY 25-60 YEARS
FUN FACT Uromastyx darker pigmentation allows their skin to absorb sunlight more effectively.
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