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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Target Locked

The fan throated lizard (Sitana ponticeriana) males roam their territories in search of a female to impress and mate with. But the territories are often overlapping and when a intruder enters, there is a fight bound to happen. Here an intruder male displays it's fan throat as the territorial male locks it's target to attack.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Satara, Maharashtra, India
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Prathamesh Ghadekar