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Mwanza Flat-headed Agama

Agama mwanzae

Description:

The Mwanza Flat-headed Agama (Agama mwanzae), a lizard in the family Agamidae, is found in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya. It can often be seen in the heat of the day basking on rocks or kopjes. The male's head, neck and shoulders are bright red or violet, while the body is dark blue. The female is mostly brown and is difficult to distinguish from female agamas of other species. This lizard is often confused with the Red-headed Rock Agama (Agama agama). The species has become a fashionable pet due to its coloration, which resembles the comic book superhero Spider-Man

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2 Comments

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Wow que hermosas escamas bellos colores ::

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Wow! what a vivid-color lizard!

CindyCor
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CindyCor

Narok, Kenya

Spotted on Oct 6, 2012
Submitted on Nov 5, 2012

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