Your Weekly Attenborough: Sitana attenboroughii

It’s a lizard!

It is my distinct pleasure to welcome Sitana attenboroughii, Attenborough’s fan-throated lizard to the world. Measuring somewhere under three inches from snout to vent, the lizard is a welcome addition to the Agamidae family, and bears the “Attenborough” distinction proudly. In lieu of gifts, we are instead asking that you simply be nice to the environment. These little guys live in a fragile habitat.

S. attenboroughii was just described in the January issue of Zootaxa b

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