Glass Lizard: Ophisaurus apodus
Distribution and Habitat
The European glass lizard (also known as sheltopusik) can be located throughout parts of Southeastern Europe to Southwestern Asia.
The European glass lizard can be found burrowing themselves underground usually in that of rocky hillsides in fairly arid and dry regions.
Primarily tan in color, this limbless lizard resembling that of a giant earth worm can reach up to 52 inches in length.
Interestingly, 50% of European glass lizards will lay eggs while the other half will give birth to live babies.