Agama agama (Linnaeus, 1758), Cotonou, Benin, 1 July 2014
Involved in a struggle - or a play/fight - with a Boat-tailed Grackle.
Male. During the breeding season, the male's head, neck and tail turn bright orange, while the body becomes dark blue. The most common Gambian lizard. Lamin Fields, Lamin, Western Division, The Gambia.
Female/immature male. The most common Gambian lizard. Lamin Fields, Lamin, Western Division, The Gambia
Male Agama agama, in full breeding colors, was observed in the shade at the based of a baobab-adorned metamorphic rock reef, atop which several of the Eco-Lodge's cabins are perched. Length ca 40 cm. Identity absolutely certain.