LAGARTO tizón

 

DESCRIPTION

Lizard endemic to the Western Canary Islands, especially from Tenerife and La Palma. The nature of the Canary Islands provides us with endemic species such as this lizard that is easy to spot and seeing.

It is included in the Spanish Catalogue of Threatened Species, specifically in the category of “in danger of extinction”.

The males are larger and more showy than the females, reaching 35 cm. in length. They have a blue spot on the sides of the face (lighter in females) and yellow-green spots on the body.

The young are brown.

They are animals with diurnal habits and are spread throughout the island of Tenerife.

You will be able to observe them in many corners of the Wine House, especially if the sun is shining, but do not forget that you should not feed them, please.