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Leaf nosed lizard is an endemic lizard to Sri lanka..it was found from riverston,Matale,Sri lanka...he was sleeping when we found him and guess we waked him up with lots of flashes in cameras...
The leaf-nosed lizard or Tennent's leaf-nosed lizard (Ceratophora tennentii) is a species of [[lizard]s] in the Agamidae family endemic to Sri Lanka.The arboreal leaf-nosed lizard, also known as the "horn-nosed lizard" or "horned lizard", has a leaf-like appendage on the end of its nose; the species can reach lengths of over 8 in including the tail. Its generic name, Ceratophora, means horn bearer. The males usually have more green in their coloration than females have, although they can change color to a reddish brown. The females usually have shorter appendages on their noses. These lizards are not very agile and rely more on their coloration to avoid predators rather than speed. The lizard is diurnal and therefore is usually only active in the day. Very little is actually known about this unusual lizard.