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Eastern bearded dragon

eastern bearded dragon (Pogona barbata)
Lake Broadwater Conservation Park, Queensland
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Pogona barbata - (Cuvier, 1829)
Pronunciation  poh-GO-na   bar-BAH-tah
Etymology  Pogona: From the Greek pogon, meaning beard, refering to the small frill or ruff around the neck of these lizards.
barbata: 'bearded'.1
Other names  Coastal bearded dragon
Amphibolurus barbatus 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 25 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria


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