Australian Water Dragon Intellagama lesueurii (prev. Physignathus lesueurii)

Australian Water Dragon
Australian Water Dragon
The Australian Water Dragon is an agamid lizard native to eastern Australia from Queensland to the south. It is semi aquatic and partly arboreal.
Australian Water Dragon
Australian Water Dragon
Australian Water Dragon
The male, with a red chest and belly, has stronger colouring than females and juveniles and can grow to a metre long, two thirds of which is tail. The tail helps it swim.
Australian Water Dragon
Australian Water Dragon
Australian Water Dragon
It has strong legs for climbing/swimming and can run on its hind legs. Communication, like that of the Bearded Dragon, uses head bobbing and arm waving to indicate dominance and submission.