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Ground Agama

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The Ground Agama (Agama aculeata) is native to sub-Saharan Africa. Some countries include Zambia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe (not a complete list).

Ground Agamas are a red-brown, olive, grey or yellowish in color, and all have a cream-white to pink underside. They also have darker paired spots of color down their backs, which continue down their tails. When breeding, the males' heads turn blue. Ground Agamas have an average SVL of 88 cm. They have a triangular shaped head that is capped off with a pretty round snout.

Ground Agama Classification

- Kingdom: Animalia
 - Phylum: Chordata
  - Class: Sauropsida
   - Order: Squamata
    - Suborder: Iguania
     - Family: Agamidae
      - Subfamily: Agaminae
       - Genus: Agama
        - Species: Agama aculeata
 
 
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