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A colorful sleeping jungle dragon, Gonocephalus grandis These were certainly very close to the top of the list of most spectacular lizards I've ever seen. Geotagged,Gonocephalus grandis,Great Angle-headed Dragon,Malaysia,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

A colorful sleeping jungle dragon, Gonocephalus grandis

These were certainly very close to the top of the list of most spectacular lizards I've ever seen.

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  1. That, to me, looks like a JungleDragon. Wonderful beast! Posted one month ago
  2. Gosh, it's a beauty. Perhaps you should adopt it as the new logo!
    Posted one month ago

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Gonocephalus grandis is the largest and most spectacular member of its genus. It is native to SE Asia. The adult males have large crests on their neck and back, and are green on top and blue-with-yellow-spots on the sides. Adult females are similarly colored but lack the large crests. Juveniles are shades of brown, black, and white.

These arboreal lizards live in riparian habitats, and are quick to dive into water to escape. They are wary and fast moving by day, but like many other diurnal.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by John Sullivan
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Uploaded Feb 16, 2017. Captured Jan 19, 2017 01:29 in Jln Batang Kali - Genting Highlands, Kampung Kuantan, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • PENTAX K-3 II
  • f/20.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm