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Mulga Dragon

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The Mulga Dragon (Caimanops amphiboluroides) is an agamid lizard that lives natively in Western Australia, and closely resembles the Bearded Dragon. Their genus name, caimanops, comes from the shape of their jaw, which resembles that of a crocodile.

Growing up to 25 cm long (with their tail), the Mulga Dragon is a medium-sized lizard. It's SVL is only about 9.5 cm though. Their coloring is in patterned streaks of grey and brown, which allows them to hide perfectly in their natural environment.

Mulga Dragons lives close to or around Mulga trees, and often can be found hiding under leaves near the tree base. They stay motionless here, and wait for prey to come by as they ambush their unsuspecting food.

Mulga Dragon Classification

- Kingdom: Animalia
 - Division: Chordata
  - Class: Reptilia
   - Order: Squamata
    - Family: Agamidae
     - Subfamily: Agaminae
      - Genus: Caimanops
       - Species: Caimanops amphiboluroides
 
 
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