Jordan's Girdled Lizard
Lizards | Namibia
Introduction: Jordan's girdled lizard (Cordylus jordani) is similar in many ways to the Karoo girdled lizard. It also prefers lower mountain slopes and rock formations that can be associated with small rocky outcrops.
Distribution: Central Namibia north of Aus spreading northwards along the central highlands.
Diet: Passing beetles and grasshoppers.
Colouring: The body is a uniform olive-brown colour.
Breeding: 2 young are born in February to March.
Size: SVL 110mm to 120mm. Max SVL 127mm.
Accommodation and hot-springs at the southern end of the Fish River Canyon
Probably the most popular lodge in the area. Friendly staff, interesting rooms and an emphasis on growing all local produce make for a wonderful stay
The smaller sibling to the Canon Lodge & Village, this fun establishment boasts loads of character
Supposedly laid out like an African village - this tends to be second choice to the Lodge but still offers good value
On the edge of the canyon with stunning views
Campsite close to the main viewpoint over the Fish River Canyon