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Philippine Sailfin Lizard

Hydrosaurus pustulatus

Description:

The Philippine Sailfin Lizard, Crested Lizard, Sail-fin Lizard, Sailfin Water Lizard, or Soa-soa Water Lizard (Hydrosaurus pustulatus) is an oviparous lizard living only in the Philippines.

Habitat:

Artis, the Amsterdam zoo.

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6 Comments

sttweets
sttweets 9 years ago

Thanks for all kind comments!

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

stunning prehistoric beauty - excellent shot, sttweeds

yulia8473
yulia8473 9 years ago

you got a nice model))

sttweets
sttweets 9 years ago

LOL, right Jurassic Park exists. Some species look really prehistoric don't you think!

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Cool photo.. Jurassic Park exists!?!?

Tom Maebe
Tom Maebe 9 years ago

I saw one in Leyte & Bohol. I was pretty lucky, since they're endemic (as most animal species in the Philippines, they'll end up on someone's plate).

sttweets
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sttweets

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Jul 20, 2011
Submitted on Jul 23, 2011

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