THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - DRAGONS (AGAMAS)

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ORNATE DRAGON
Ctenophorus ornatus
Total adult length approximately 30cm (1ft)


Male Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus)


Approximate distribution of the Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus) map
Approximate distribution of the Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus)



Male Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus)



Male Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus)


Male South-Western form of Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus)
Male Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus) photographed at the Armadale Reptile & Wildlife Centre - Western Australia

Female Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus) South-Western form
Female Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus) photographed at the Armadale Reptile & Wildlife Centre - Western Australia


This juvenile Ornate dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus) looks quite different to an adult!
This juvenile Ornate Dragon (Ctenophorus ornatus) looks quite different to an adult!

Ornate Dragons (Ctenophorus ornatus) are extremely agile and fast dragons that usually live amongst granite outcrops .
They often run on their rear legs at incredibly high speed!
They are an extremely common species in many areas!


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