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Cunningham, P., Wassenaar, T. and Henschel, J. 2012. Notes on some aspects of the ecology of the Husab Sand Lizard, Pedioplanis Husabensis, from Namibia. African Herp News, 56: 1-11


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Notes on some aspects of the ecology of the Husab Sand Lizard, Pedioplanis Husabensis, from Namibia.

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This paper provides basic ecological data on the central Namib endemic Husab Sand Lizard (Pedioplanis husabensis), which is potentially directly affected by uranium mining, especially since its known area of distribution is confined to the core of the Namibian Uranium Province (Berger-Dell'Mour & Mayer 1989). The objectives of the study were to collect basic ecological data of a little known and understudied species prior to full-scale mining operations planned for the general area.

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