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Photo © Brian Gratwicke, some rights reserved
Bandhavgarh National Park, India (Google, OSM)
23.6087689, 80.4103957
Accuracy: 44649m
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Jun. 08, 2012 12:50:07 -0400
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I spotted this back in 2009, but never managed to ID it look at next pic for white dewlap, ID would be nice, is this an introduced species? Would love to know which one.

Posted by briangratwicke over 2 years ago (Flag)
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It's an Agama!

Posted by briangratwicke over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Fan Throated Lizard - Photo (c) nabhishek, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Abhishek Narayanan
briangratwicke's ID: Fan Throated Lizard (Sitana ponticeriana)
Posted by briangratwicke over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Fan Throated Lizard - Photo (c) nabhishek, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Abhishek Narayanan
herpguy's ID: Fan Throated Lizard (Sitana ponticeriana)
Posted by herpguy over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Yes Brian, your great shot is of a Fan-throated Lizard, a widespread agamid species in India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. (The long toes and long tail are definite giveaways.) The dewlap on the males is usually blue (especially vibrant during the breeding season). Great shot!
-Paul

Posted by herpguy over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Fan Throated Lizard - Photo (c) nabhishek, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Abhishek Narayanan
briangratwicke's ID: Fan Throated Lizard (Sitana ponticeriana)
Fan Throated Lizard - Photo (c) nabhishek, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Abhishek Narayanan
Community ID: Fan Throated Lizard (Sitana ponticeriana)
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