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Tree Agamas, or “Bloukopkoggelmanders”, (Acanthocerus atricollis)
possibly Weesgerus’s most colourful common reptile. Weesgerus is a wonderful holiday resort near Nylstroom or Modimolle as this town is now called. (South Africa)

Agamids, lizards of the family Agamidae, include more than 300 species in Africa, Asia, Australia, and a few in Southern Europe. Phylogenetically they may be sister to the Iguanidae, and have a similar appearance. Agamids usually have well-developed, strong legs. Their tails cannot be shed and regenerated like those of geckoes, though a certain amount of regeneration is observed in some. Info
PHOTOGRAPHY: Wildlife in Africa
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
FEATURED in Fauna, Flora , Landscapes and Architecture in Southern Africa
10 Febr. 2013.

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bloukopkoggelmander, tree agama, tree, weesgerus, reptile, animal, south africa, elizabeth kendall

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  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 1 year ago


    2013/02/08 1 per 24 hrs
    Pragtige werk!

  • Baie dankie Magriet!! Heerlik om jou weer hier te sien!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 1 year ago

    I’ve been called a “colourful character,” but here’s a real one. Great shot with good info Elizabeth.

  • Smile!! Thanks so much Jim! He is so quick to dissapear, this is luck at its best!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 1 year ago

    He’s gorgeous Elizabeth! Hope you gave him a hug for me!

  • A hug! Smile, only in dreams…thanks Maree!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Vitta
    Vittaabout 1 year ago

  • Many thanks Vitta!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 1 year ago


    Well spotted!!

  • Thanks Macky!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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