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Mountain Horned Dragon



Acanthosaura is a genus of lizards commonly known as mountain horned dragons, or pricklenape agamas. They are so named because of a row of dorsal spines which runs down the back of their necks. They are arboreal lizards found in Southeast Asia.


In the wild, the natural habitat for Mountain Horned Dragons in the high canopy of rainforests near water sources. They are tree dwellers, spending most of their time above ground. They are very well adapted to living in trees and can climb "like monkeys". Spotted in Kaeng Krachan National Park

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Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

จังหวัดราชบุรี, Thailand

Spotted on Jul 23, 2018
Submitted on Aug 23, 2018

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