As some reptile species start to be active since April to May, the first meeting with herpetological biodiversity in the quarry was on May, 12th. We left home with 2 main purposes: to get acquainted with the quarry and to observe at least some species. We'd say we achieved this goal.
European green lizard(Lacerta viridis), known as guster in Romanian, was the first species to make its presence felt. Being one of the most well-known species of lizard in the country, Lacerta viridis is a green lizard, with yellow and brown shades in the region of the tail. A species that differs both in color and size, as it can reach a length of over 40 cm. A beauty of the lizard!
Another species that we have seen and is quite abundant in our country is common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis), a very fast species with a good climbing ability that feeds on insects and other invertebrates. Next time! When we meet with the viper.