AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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Picture of a male South-Western form
Picture of a female South-Western form
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 high speed!
They are a very common species in many areas!
Updated December 5, 2018