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Eastern Water Dragon
Physignathus lesueurii
Family :"Dragons"
Description :Body 20cm. Tail slender 50cm. Enlarged spines on head, neck and along back. Grey brown with dark bands across back, black stripe behind eye, belly yellow to red. Semi-aquatic, arboreal lizard, eats insects, frogs, fruits and berries.
Typical Habitat :Rainforest and some coastal areas.
Distribution :Ranges and slopes of eastern Australia.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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