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Armadillo Lizard

Defensive Position

Picture from Cindy Shuttleworth

Armadillo lizards are so named because of their defensive maneuvers. When threatened, they roll up like so, pointing out all their spikes, much like armadillos do.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Cordylidae
Genus: Cordylus
Species:     C. cataphractus

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