Sand Swimming Shovel-Snouted Lizards


Deep in the Namib Desert, the Shovel-Snouted Lizard has created a home from this unforgiving environment.

Its flattened snout for which it’s named allows the lizard to bury deep into the sand where temperatures are cooler and remain more consistent throughout the day.

Watch the video to learn more about the unique characteristics which make Shovel-Snouted Lizards uniquely adapted to life in the arid desert climate.

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