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Re: I thought it was a Uromastyx but I'm starting to have doubts


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Posted by Jan Grathwohl on January 10, 2003 at 14:58:13:

In Reply to: I thought it was a Uromastyx but I'm starting to have doubts posted by Aozgolo on January 10, 2003 at 06:39:29:

A picture of the creature would surely help

There are lots of species with spiny tails.

Regards

Jan Grathwohl

:I got this lizard two months ago at a reptile expo in town. He looked very sickly but he was cheap so I bought him and have since brought him back from the brink of death.

:Anyway When I got him the lady who obviously knew nothing about reptile care told me it was a "Desert Spiny Uromastyx" which I later discovered did not exist.

:Anyway I was wondering if anyone could help me out with this. Here's a basic description of what I have:

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:-Dark Brown coloration with very dark almost black streaks like zig-zags going from one side of him to the other.
:-About 8 inches long
:-its nose sticks out past its eyes about 3/4 of an inch unlike any Uros I have seen.
:-It has five toes on all limbs
:-Its belly is a very light tan color all over
:-It likes to hide most of the time

:Thats the best description I can give it. Are there any other lizards other than Uromastyx that have spiky tails?





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