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Australian Water Dragon

Physignathus lesueurii


They are able to swim totally submerged, and can rest on the bottom of shallow creeks or lakes for up to 90 minutes,to avoid detection!


As its name suggests, the Australian water dragon is associated with water and is semi-aquatic. It can be found near creeks, rivers and lakes

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Well spotted Jenny. Moved it for you Sean.

JennytheTurtle 6 years ago

Hi Sean! You need to change this little guy to the reptiles category :P

SeanWeekly 6 years ago

Very impressive! We have a lot to learn eh? Thanks for the comment :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Nice lizard and photo. 90 minutes is impressive - I wonder what tricks they use to do that.

New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -33.81, Long: 151.00

Spotted on Apr 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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