The reptile King of Ladakh (Paralaudakia himalayana)
The only repltile we used to observe around opur school during childhood. Many myths associated with the lizard, one of them was the red necked lizard was considered as enemy of the non red necked lizard. the fact was the red necked is the juvenile, while adult lost the red color on their neck. Paralaudakia himlayana rules over the rocky terrain of the cold desert of Ladakh.