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Southern Flying Lizards

Draco dussimieri

Description:

Agumbe is the home of King Cobras. ... ecological hotspot agumbe in western ghats of India is also home to draco ..... I was settling down for breakfast in the dining area (open on all four sides)in a areca nut , I noticed something flying down to one of the areca nut trees.Framing the flight of Tiny Dragons in Malenadu region of Karnataka ... the little Draco lizard is perhaps one of the closest animals we would ever have to the magical beast of folklore. .......................Draco dussumieri, commonly known as the southern flying lizard, is a species of agamid lizard capable of gliding from tree to tree. It is found in the Western Ghats and hill forests of southern India.



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14 Comments

Thank you friends....this was worth the wait in rainforests of agumbe in westernghats India

DDO
DDO 5 years ago

great shot!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Yep there be dragons. Nice snap. Well done.

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

amazing...... great capture

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 5 years ago

Hello. This is not a "sign of wildlife". This is the real thing. Please remove the "Sign of Wildlife" mission. Thanks

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 5 years ago

wow... Awesome!!

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 5 years ago

Wow getting a picture of this is really awesome!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 5 years ago

Superb!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 5 years ago

Truly amazing capture!

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

I will never forget this moment when I saw one in Kerela!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Amazing!

Wonderful!

Kerala, India

Lat: 10.01, Long: 77.17

Spotted on Mar 31, 2014
Submitted on Mar 31, 2014

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