Kingdom Animalia (Animals) ➔ Phylum Chordata (Chordates) ➔ Class Reptilia (Reptiles) ➔ Order Squamata (Scaled reptiles) ➔ Family Lacertidae

 Zootoca vivipara Lichtenstein,1823

Waldeidechse  European Common Lizard


In 2021 I found at least 5 European Common Lizards (4 juveniles about 6 - 8 cm long and one adult) on a piece of deadwood, which immediately disappeared into old feeding tunnels and narrow crevices when disturbed.

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