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  • California Legless Lizard Relocation Project. Moss Landing Marine Laboratories. http://www.anniella.org/
  • Glass Lizard. Herp Care Collection. http://www.anapsid.org/legless.html
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  • Legless Lizards. LHS Biology Lab. http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/biolab/wlhleglesslizard.html
  • Slender Glass Lizard. University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. http://www.uga.edu/srelherp/lizards/ophatt.htm
  • Slender Glass Lizard. (Ophisaurus attenuatus). Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/ORG/LAND/ER/factsheets/herps/slnliz.htm
  • Weird Lizard Fossil Reveals Clues to Snake Evolution, Experts Say. National Geographic News. March 26, 2007. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/03/070326-lizard-snakes.html

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