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An omnivorous lizard
The giant plated lizard, or Matobosaurus validus, can measure up to 27.5inches (70cm). It is endemic to southern Africa where it lives in small colonies in rocky terrains, including the granitic rocks of kopjes. Unlike most lizards which are carnivorous, it has the distinction of being omnivorous and complements its diet based on insects and small vertebrates by flowers, fruits, leaves
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