Scientific Name: Ophisaurus apodus
Found In: dry areas in southeastern Europe into southwestern Asia
Size: average 2- 3 feet in length
Diet: Carnivore: insects such as grasshoppers and beetles, small mammals and bird eggs
Threat Level: Not assessed
Facts: Although they look like snakes, they are distinguishable from snakes by their ears and eyelids. These lizards do have very tiny legs, measuring about 2mm long, which aren’t usable.