Rhino Horn Lizard (𝘊𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘰𝘱𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘢 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘥𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘪)


Endemic to Sri Lanka. Distinguished from all other agamids in Sri Lanka by the presence of rostral appendage restricted to and only made of the rostral scale, which is prominent in males but less prominent in females. Lateral scales are Large, irregular scales. They have the ability to change the main body color from green to brown rapidly when descending from vegetation to the ground. Diurnal, arboreal and slow-moving.
Semi arboreal and found in moss-covered tree trunks, hedges, and lianas of natural forests and tea plantations. Oviparous, with the female laying 2-5 eggs in the pit that she digs.

Distribution: Central Hills (1500-2200m above sea level)

Diet: Caterpillars, earthworms, and arthropods


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