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Red-barbed Gliding Lizard (Flying Dragon)

Draco haematopogon


Draco haematopogon ranges from southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia to the islands of Sumatra, Java and Borneo. It is absent from Singapore - 20-27cm. Conservation Status: LC

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Chicquita 6 years ago

Hi Alice, according to Wikipedia, this little one could glide as long as 60m (recorded), over which the animal loses only 10m in height, which is quite some distance, considering that one of these lizards is only around 20 cm long.

Chicquita 6 years ago

Thankyou ctsetan, with your assistance, this cutie got an ID now :)

ChimeTsetan 6 years ago

Draco species. Gliding lizard

alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Can he jump long distances with that wide body?

RW 05, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia

Lat: -6.30, Long: 106.83

Spotted on Dec 6, 2011
Submitted on Dec 25, 2011

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