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Green Forest Lizard

Calotes calotes


Green Forest Lizards have a remarkable ability to change their body colours. The normal colour is olive green. But in threat the body becomes yellow & the neck & sides of the head become red.

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LisaPowers 7 years ago

Congrats Dilan, your striking Green Forest Lizard has made the top 10 reptile spottings in the '2015 Best Wildlife Photo' mission! Rangers are voting on the top 10 reptile spottings, and the top 3 will be announced on February 8th. The top 3 spottings will be commented on here on the site, but make sure you keep a look out on our Facebook app page for the announcement as well! Congratulations on making the top 10!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 8 years ago

Thank you very much Sunny!!!

sunnyjosef 8 years ago

Lovely lizard Dilan..

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 8 years ago

Thank you very much lam3164!!

Savannah Martin
Savannah Martin 8 years ago


Dilan Chathuranga
Spotted by
Dilan Chathuranga

Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Apr 16, 2015
Submitted on Apr 16, 2015

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