18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fan throated Lizard

Fan-throated lizard (Sitana ponticeriana) is a species of agamid lizard found in eastern peninsular India. During the breeding season, males develop tri-coloured gular appendage. The species is found mostly on the open ground patches around cultivation fields and thin forests. It is about 8 inches long including a 5inch tail.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: hubli, , karnataka state, India
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © chandrashekhar shirur