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Polychrus peruvianus

Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
These lizards have been seen feeding on a variety of insects and plant matter.
A Lounge.
Distribution: Ecuador & Peru
Habitat: Forest
Fun Fact
BCA Zoo is the only Zoo in the UK to house these Lizards and one of only 2 in Europe. 

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