BAZARUTO ARCHIPELAGO NATIONAL PARK




Reptiles of the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park!

The most detailed studies in this area are from Broadley, 1990 and 1992 cited by Dawns, 1997. About 42 terrestrial species were found in Bazaruto, 32 in Benguérua, 7 in Santa Carolina and 9 in Magaruque. Three reptiles are endemic to Bazaruto: Lygosoma lanceolatum; Scellottis duttoni and Zygaspis longicauda. Three subspecies of reptiles are endemic to the archipelago: Scelotes Arenicola insularis, Typhlosaurus aurantiacus bazarutoensis and Typhlosaurus aurantiacus carolinensis (all of Broadley)... Read More