Australian Water Dragon

in Photography Lovers2 months ago (edited)

I would like to share some photos of a water dragon that I came across on a bush walk in Springbrook national Park Australia.

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The Water Dragon is Australia's largest dragon lizard and can be found living along the east coast of Australia.

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They get their name (water dragon) from diving into the water when disturbed. They can remain submerged for around one hour under water.

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As juveniles, Water dragons diet mainly consist of insects, but as they get older they start to have a plant based diet aswell as insects.

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So while you're out on a bush walk on the east coast of Australia, keep an eye out for these guys.

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These photos were taken on my Sony a7iii and my huawei p20.

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Manually curated by ackhoo from the @qurator Team. Keep up the good work!

Awesome thank you very much 😊

Awesome shots of a fascinating creature :) They look very similar to my beloved iguanas.

Yes they are very similar, just a little smaller then iguanas. Awesome reptiles!

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