Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Spiny Hedgehog-Lizard

The Spiny Hedgehog-Lizard (Echinosaura horrida) also known as Rough Teiid, is a lizard species from South America that lives in tropical forests of Colombia, Ecuador and Panama.

This semi-aquatic species is found in primary and secondary lowland foothill and tropical rainforest, and along forest edges in leaf litter, always near small streams

It is diurnal and feeds principally on invertebrates.