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Nearly every holidaymaker who has visited Ibiza must have seen our local species

Nearly every holidaymaker who has visited Ibiza must have seen our local species of lizard lounging on rocks in the sun and scuttling away when disturbed.

But no one, not even top boffins, had realised that this little lizard is unique in the wonderful world of nature! Investigators at Spain's top university, Salamanca, have discovered that the Balearic lizard is the only reptile in the entire world which helps to pollinate and disperse the seeds of certain species of plant. Without the lizard these plants would not survive.