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Boyd's Forest Dragon

Hypsilurus boydii

Description:

The forest dragon is a medium sized lizard with a pointed crest behind its head. It is mostly olive brown with brighter patches of yellow,black and white on its body. There is also some pink and brown tinting that makes it very distinctive. Although this lizard possess some bright colors, it is very well camouflaged in the forest.

Habitat:

Boyd's forest dragon is found only in the rainforests in northeastern Queensland, Australia. It is found mostly in trees in the rainforests, but can be seen basking in the sun on rocks or paths. It feeds on small insects and other invertebrates.

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18 Comments

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thanks Caleb!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you Bill!

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

Congrats! Beautiful dragon! ;)

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

Congrats Stephanie! Very well deserved and great little dragon:)

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you so much Lauren, Neil, Reza, Mark, and Luis! I appreciate your kind words!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you very much Ashley! I am very honored to have this beautiful lizard chosen as Spotting of the Day!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Congratulations Stephanie!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

A great spotting. I've never seen one of these guys before. Congrats on your SOTD.

So well deserved, Congrats !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Congrats. Sorry I missed this one before. Wonderful looking dragon.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Congrats Stephanie!

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats Stephanie, this beautiful lizard has been chosen as Spotting of the Day!

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Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you Reza and Bill!

Awesome !

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

Wonderful capture Stephanie!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you Christiane! No, I am not in Australia. I vacationed in Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji last year. I loved every minute of my travels, and hope to return some day.

Christiane
Christiane 5 years ago

Are you travelling in Australia at the moment?

Christiane
Christiane 5 years ago

One of my favorite dragons.. Love it! Thanks for sharing..

Stephanie R.
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Stephanie R.

Aeroglen, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jun 17, 2015
Submitted on Mar 14, 2016

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