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Eastern water dragon Our largest dragon lizard, which can be found living along healthy waterways and occasionally paths will cross with humans such as here in a waterside restaurant. <br />
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This is Intellagama lesueurii ssp. lesueurii.<br />
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Around 90 cm length Agamidae,Australia,Australian water dragon,Eastern water dragon,Geotagged,Intellagama lesueurii,Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii,Reptile,Spring,Squamata,fauna,new south wales,vertebrate Click/tap to enlarge

Eastern water dragon

Our largest dragon lizard, which can be found living along healthy waterways and occasionally paths will cross with humans such as here in a waterside restaurant.

This is Intellagama lesueurii ssp. lesueurii.

Around 90 cm length

    comments (3)

  1. I didn't realize how large they are! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Yes, the adults quite take your breath away. In England, we have pigeons - here we have water dragons accompanying us for lunch. Posted 10 months ago
      1. Here, the yellowjacket wasps pester us when we eat outdoors. Posted 10 months ago

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The Australian water dragon is the only species of the genus Intellagama which includes the eastern water dragon (I. l. lesueurii) and the Gippsland water dragon (I. l. howittii) subspecies. It is an arboreal agamid species native to eastern Australia from Victoria northwards to Queensland.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Mar 28, 2022. Captured Nov 7, 2021 18:35 in 18 Park St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444, Australia.