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Agama Lizard


Agama Lizard
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Copyright: Bala Raman (kobala) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 27 W: 0 N: 61] (368)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-09-13
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Canon 60D, Canon 100 - 400 L IS USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-09-17 11:14
Viewed: 1976
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I found this Agama lizard (Agama agama ) in Lake Nakuru Kenya. During the breeding season the male becomes very colorful, the head becoming red and the body becoming blue. And during non-breeding season, it looks dull brown.

The dominant male rules over the submissive males and females and it gets the prime position in the rock for sunning (http://switchzoo.com/profiles/agamalizard.htm )

Luckily I was in Lake Nakuru during the breeding season and saw this lizard popping its head out of the rock. The red and blue combination was quite attractive. Enhancing the contrast helped to sharpen the head color.

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Hello Bala- Beautiful presentation. Natural colour and sharpness. Well managed BG too. Thanks for sharing. Regards- Srikumar

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