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Hump nosed lizard

Lyriocephalus scutatus


Also known as the Lyreshead Lizard, the hump-nosed lizard is a species of Agamid lizard native to Sri Lanka. It gets its name from a small knob on the top of its nose which i can only guess is used in display. They also have a dewlap under their chins to deter predators. They are often found in wet forests


on a tree trunk..

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Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 8 years ago

Wow!!!! Sew awesome spotting.....

Sew 8 years ago

thank you Dilan and Chamalka.. :)

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 8 years ago


Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 8 years ago

Nice series Sew!!

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Sri Lanka

Spotted on Oct 5, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

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