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Eastern Hooded Scalyfoot (Pygopus schraderi) | by Nick Volpe
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Eastern Hooded Scalyfoot (Pygopus schraderi)

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This legless lizard is critically endangered in Victoria, so I was very happy to find 3 in chenopod shrublands in the Northern Murray Sunset in the North West of Victoria. Wolf spiders were abundant in the area, the favoured prey of these pygopods.

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Taken on November 1, 2014