Biodiversity in the Haute-Provence UNESCO Global Geopark

The Ocelot Lizard (or Ocellated Lizard) or Jewelled Lizard

The Ocelot Lizard or also called the Jewelled Lizard is the largest lizard in Europe, characteristic of Mediterranean grasslands, it is now very rare and threatened.

Timon lepidus (Daudin, 1802) or Lacerta lepida Daudin, 1802

Photo by Roger Isoard