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Oriental Garden Lizard

Calotes versicolor

Description:

The Oriental Garden Lizard, Eastern Garden Lizard or Changeable Lizard (Calotes versicolor) is an agamid lizard found widely distributed in Asia. It has also been introduced in many other parts of the world. It is an insectivore and the male gets a bright red throat in the breeding season leading to a common incorrect name of "Bloodsucker".

Habitat:

A smallish lizard, in my garden in Tamil Nadu.

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changeable lizard, oriental garden lizard
Calotes versicolor Oriental garden lizard


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pamsai
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pamsai

Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Nov 28, 2012
Submitted on Nov 29, 2012

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