Photo: C & D Frith
Reptiles & Frogs
|Eastern Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii)
- It is an impressive lizard that grows up to 20 cm with a strong long tail that
grows 2.5 times the body length.
- The tail is compressed laterally foe swimming, a skill is uses to escape threat
- The nostrils of the water dragon are specially placed on top of its snout as an
adaptation to its aquatic habits.