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Juvinile Whistling Lizard

Calotes liolepis

Description:

Seen sunning himself atop a rock in our garden - the coloration was striking to say the least.. was calm and composed - but made a break for cover as soon as i took the pic.

Habitat:

Home garden

Notes:

An endemic lizard - mainly an arboreal species. Whistling lizard has an unusual habit of uttering a high pitched whistling sound when alarmed. Hence its vernacular name. It feeds mainly on insects

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2 Comments

Vipul Ramanuj
Vipul Ramanuj a year ago

Gorgeous scales!

RobThacker
RobThacker 4 years ago

Nice lizard

Uva Province, Sri Lanka

Lat: 6.83, Long: 80.99

Spotted on Jun 21, 2014
Submitted on Jun 30, 2014

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