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Nilgiris  spiny lizard Also known as spiny lizard is a species of agamid endemic to the Nilgiris of India Salea horsfieldii,endemic,india,lizard,spiny lizard,tamil nadu,western ghats,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Nilgiris spiny lizard

Also known as spiny lizard is a species of agamid endemic to the Nilgiris of India

    comments (6)

  1. What a remarkable species, such a boss! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Yeah he is! such a cool lizard! Posted 2 years ago
  2. A wonderful lizard and a fantastic photo! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you John! Posted 2 years ago
  3. Fascinating dragon* Great photo, cheers! Posted 2 years ago
  4. What a way to capture both the nilgiris (the lizard and the nilgiri Hills)
    Awesome
    Posted 2 years ago

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''Salea horsfieldii'', commonly known as Horsfield's spiny lizard or the Nilgiri salea, is a species of agamid, which is endemic to the Nilgiri Hills of India. It is found mainly in the high altitude grassy hills. A related species, ''Salea anamallayana'', is found in the grassy hills of the Anaimalai Hills.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by karthik_ak
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By karthik_ak

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Uploaded Feb 20, 2017. Captured Sep 11, 2016 11:11.
  • NIKON D7200
  • f/18.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO500
  • 24mm