Forest ground runners

The ameiva lizard (Ameiva ameiva, calango-verde), is a common reptile around here. Mostly you hear them searching for food (they´re omnivorous) between the leaf litter before you can see them.
Their predators are snakes, tegu lizards and some hawks.
Although they look very bright their camouflage is notable. Click on the picture, close your eyes a bit and see how you loose it between the leaves ...


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