Burton’s Legless Lizard
Maximum Snout Vent Length : 290mm
Common and widespread throughout most of mainland Australia, prefering drier habitats. Diurnal and nocturnal. Feeds exclusively on reptiles, mainly lizards. These are seized by ambush and grasped across the chest until suffocated.
|Family:||Pygopodidae (Legless Lizards)|
|Information sources:||A Field Guide to the Reptiles of Queensland, Steve K. Wilson|