2 Lizards from Kruger Park

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2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby wildheart » Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:39 pm

Hi all. Can you please help me identify these two that we saw at Lower Sabie. Thanks a million. ;)

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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby cvanvollenstee » Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:43 pm

Agmada, Most probily tree agmadas. Pritty little critters just do a search on the website there is alot of posts on these oaks.
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby wildheart » Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:58 pm

I did but their backs look different, or is just my eyes?
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby shadowfoot » Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:14 pm

Definitely agamas.
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby Fooble » Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:17 pm

These animals are sexually Dimorphic , the males are often vibrant blues and blacks and the females dull grey.
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby wildheart » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:28 am

I know they are Agama lizards but there are 30 different species of which these can be any one of 10. I actually wanted the exact species. The one's that occur in Kruger Park is:
Ground Agama - Agama aculeata
Peter's Ground Agama - Agama armata
Southern Rock and Knobel's Agama - Agama atra
Southern Tree Agama - Acanthocercus atricollis

Very rare but have been seen in Kruger:
Anchieta's Agama - Agama anchietae
Makgadikgadi Spiny Agama - Agama makarikarica
Kirk's rock Agama - Agama kirkii
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby kinghero » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:39 am

Blou kop koggel mander Second pic.
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby Adriaan » Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:47 am

Southern Tree Agama -Acanthocercus atricollis
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby Ruan Stander » Wed May 02, 2012 4:58 pm

Both are Acanthocercus atricollis without a doubt. Stunning little one in the second photo. I have also caught a few juveniles like that, but a rich brown in colour. They are stunning lizards.
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Re: 2 Lizards from Kruger Park

Postby Ruan Stander » Wed May 02, 2012 4:59 pm

Both are Acanthocercus atricollis without a doubt. Stunning little one in the second photo. I have also caught a few juveniles like that, but a rich brown in colour. They are stunning lizards.
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