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Brown-patched Kangaroo lizard

Otocryptis wiegmanni

Description:

The Brown-patched Kangaroo lizard is also called Wiegmann's Agama or Sri Lankan Kangaroo Lizard . Commonly seen in the undergrowth with which it blends in perfectly - or on a clearing or where it can be seen sunning itself .when threatened, the fellow scurries away quickly on its large hind legs and either goes up a tree or creeper , or may hide itself in the undergrowth / natural shelters such as under rocks or under tree trunks.

Habitat:

Mountain forest


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1 Comment

kdpicturemaker
kdpicturemaker 5 years ago

An unusual and beautiful lizard!

SachindraUmesh
Spotted by
SachindraUmesh

Sri Lanka

Lat: 6.76, Long: 80.91

Spotted on Jan 2, 2014
Submitted on Jan 2, 2014

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