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Collared Iguanid Lizard (Spiny-tailed Lizard) - throughout most regions of Madagascar.  Collared iguanid lizard,Madagascar,Oplurus cuvieri,Reptile,Reptiles,lizard,lizards,spiny tail,spiny-tailed lizard Click/tap to enlarge

Collared Iguanid Lizard (Spiny-tailed Lizard) - throughout most regions of Madagascar.

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The Collared iguanid lizard, ''Oplurus cuvieri'' is an arboreal Malagasy iguana, the largest of six ''Oplurus'' species. They are found in the western tropical forests of Madagascar and on Grand Comore Island. They have a mostly carnivorous diet and their breeding is timed with the rainy season.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Roger Sargent
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By Roger Sargent

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Uploaded Feb 8, 2014. Captured Oct 5, 2013 12:56.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/16.0
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO200
  • 500mm