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Oriental garden lizard

Calotes vesicolor


A very interesting lizard that may change color depending on it's mood. The males (depicted here) develop a handsome red coloring during the mating seasons and is thus named the "bloodsucker" in some parts of the world.

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Yes...male it is... I thought its look smaller earlier... Neck portion is thick like male.

Is it? But it's so red!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

look like female.

Kelang, Selangor, Malaysia

Spotted on Sep 3, 2011
Submitted on Sep 3, 2011

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