Amphibolurus muricatus (White, 1790)

Jacky Lizard

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Jacky Dragons are very swift lizards and like many other dragons (Agamidae), the Jacky Dragon will sometimes run in an almost upright position on its hind legs when pursued. In cool, wet weather, it will bury itself in the sand or shelter under a bush. It rarely enters the water, but does have the ability to swim. ... source: Wikipedia

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