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Eastern Water Dragon

The Eastern Water Dragon is a large lizard with crests and powerful limbs.

It is olive with a dark strip from the eye to the neck and red colouring on its chest.

These lizards are found on the edges of waterways along the east coast of Australia. They are powerful swimmers and will dive into water when disturbed.

Diurnal and nocturnal. Can climb trees. It hunts frogs, yabbies, insects as well as berries.

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Agamidae
Genus:Intellagama
Species:lesueurii