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Thursday, August 11, 2011

World's Most Attractive and Most Colorful Reptiles

World's Most Attractive and Most Colorful Reptiles 


Several species of reptiles are becoming popular as exotic pets. Do you want these creatures as pet?

Reptiles like lizards, crocodiles, geckos and the likes are often regarded as fearsome creatures.

These air-breathing, cold-blooded animals that have skin covered in scales as opposed to hair or feathers can be attractive and colorful too. Here are the most colorful reptiles in the world. (On this particular article snakes, turtles and tortoises are not included. For colorful snakes see it here).
 
Red-headed Rock Agama

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This brilliantly colored reptile formally named Agama agama is a species of lizard distributed in most of sub-Saharan Africa. It is also commonly referred to as the Common, Red-headed, or Rainbow agama. It can often be seen in the heat of the day. During breeding season the males develop their most dramatic markings, the head and neck and also tail turning bright orange, and the body dark blue.

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