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Red-barbed Gliding Lizard (Flying Dragon)

Draco haematopogon

Description:

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



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4 Comments

ChicquitaRajawali
ChicquitaRajawali 2 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.

ChicquitaRajawali
ChicquitaRajawali 2 years ago

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

chimetsetan
chimetsetan 2 years ago

Draco species. Gliding lizard
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draco_(genu...)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 2 years ago

Can he jump long distances with that wide body?

Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Lat: -6.30, Long: 106.83

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

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