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When the gravid female lizard is almost
ready to lay her eggs, she will become restless.
You will see her climbing towards the ground, walking
on the substrate and digging small holes in various
places. She will continue to dig these holes until one
of them is suitable for egg-laying. The substrate will
need to be damp, to allow tunneling. Playground sand
is a suitable substrate for egg-laying. When
she finds this spot, the female lizard will turn around
and back into the hole.
Take precaution to not disturb her until she is completely
done laying the eggs. This can cause the egg-laying
to stop, and in many cases, she will need surgery to
finish. When she is finished, she will climb out of
the hole, and fill it in.
At this point, the eggs should be transferred to an