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Green Garden Lizard

Calotes calotes


The Garden Lizard is an agamid lizard found widely distributed in Asia. Total length including the tail is up to 37 cm . Two small groups of spines, perfectly separated from each other, above each tympanum. During the breeding season, the male's head and shoulders turns bright orange to crimson. Males also turn red-headed after a successful battle with rivals.


Occurring in a wide variety of habitats throughout the island up to ca. 1500m, including most anthropogenic vegetation around human habitations. They are largely arboreal

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ahh haaa thatz cool :-) thanx for the comment bro

JoshuaGSmith 9 years ago

Wow! And all I get in my garden is a desert spiny lizard (which I also appreciate)!

Thank u very much for ur encouraging words James McNair.... :-)

James McNair
James McNair 9 years ago

Incredible! Welcome to PN tharangihettiarachchi.titi. Keep posting!

thank u very much :-)

Dilan and Nuwan chathuranga - thank u very much for making me correct :-) . I'll correct it.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 9 years ago

Welcome to projectnoah titi!nice spotting!As I think you will have to change both location & discription....

NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

beautiful! i think you will have to correct the location. edit spotting > drag the pin in to correct location > save :)

Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Nov 28, 2014
Submitted on Nov 28, 2014

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