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 Omnivores?

are legless lizards omnivores or just carnivorous /insectavorous?



11/16/07  09:43pm

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  Message To: Gottee guy   In reference to Message Id: 1516558


 Omnivores?

My species, western, does not consume fruits or vegetables. I would assume neither do the eastern legless lizards.



11/17/07  02:01pm

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  Message To: PrinceSushi   In reference to Message Id: 1517135


 Omnivores?

ok



11/17/07  05:42pm

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  Message To: Gottee guy   In reference to Message Id: 1516558


 Omnivores?

My giant Russian legless lizard eats fruit and vegetables.



11/21/07  04:48pm

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  Message To: Nickel   In reference to Message Id: 1522225


 Omnivores?

iv never heard of that species. how large does it grow?



11/21/07  05:05pm

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  Message To: Gottee guy   In reference to Message Id: 1522245


 Omnivores?

Up to about 1.2 metres. Hes wild caught so Im not sure of how old he is, but hes almost 60 centimetres.
As a side note he also likes ground-up dry dog or cat food occasionally.



11/21/07  08:39pm

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  Message To: Nickel   In reference to Message Id: 1522468


 Omnivores?

wow



11/22/07  11:22am

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  Message To: Gottee guy   In reference to Message Id: 1522908


 Omnivores?

I’ve never heard of Russian legless lizards (aka scheltopusiks, Ophisaurus apodus) eating fruits and vegetables. Everything I’ve read about them says that they are carnivorous. At least they can thrive on a carnivorous diet. Perhaps I’ll try feeding mine some veggies and see if she’s interested. By the way, this species grows up to 135 cm, or 4.5 ft. It is one of the largest legless lizard species.



02/11/08  05:45pm


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