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Thread: Lizard ID?
Just for a bit of fun, here are some pics my dad took of a lizard a couple of years ago that we had quite a bit of trouble successfully identifying in any of the books we could lay hands on until I stumbled across a Catchment Management poster in my wanderings. So I thought I'd chuck them up here for people to have a go at. As dad is a grey nomad, at this stage I won't say where the pics were taken just to keep it interesting.
Last edited by Gruni; 11-Apr-12 at 04:48 PM.
No pics mate
Sorry problem fixed...
don't know but want one......or two........or three
- 11-Apr-12, 04:52 PM #5
tommy round head - Diporiphora australislike a boss
- 11-Apr-12, 04:53 PM #6
And you guys didn't cheat at all to answer that? Well done yes it is. Diporiphora Australis, Tommy Roundhead found at Lemon Tree Flat near Ashford Nth NSW. I have virtually zero knowledge of lizards and it took me two years of looking around to id it for myself. In the end a friend had a poster from the Northern Rivers/Gwyder CMA on the wall of her day care area and I recognised him straight away.
Seeing as that died rather quickly maybe someone else has an unusual looking lizard to post and keep things alive for a bit?
They are a such a gorgeous looking dragon but dad looked through all his books and I asked around etc and we struggled so I'm impressed by how quickly it was worked out.
Two years of research????
@Venomous1111 - The second one is a Sekukhune flat lizard, but no idea on the first one...
- 11-Apr-12, 06:36 PM #11
- 11-Apr-12, 07:11 PM #12
no you just saw my answer and just tried to look smart and copy itlike a boss
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