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Jacky lizard

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Definition of Jacky lizard in English:

noun

A brownish SE Australian lizard which becomes paler as the temperature rises. When threatened it puffs itself up and opens its orange mouth.
  • Amphibolus muricatus, family Agamidae
Example sentences
  • Jacky Lizards have a snout-vent length of about 100 millimetres and can weighs up to 60 grams. The tail is very long (up to about 200 millimetres) and the lining of the mouth is bright yellow.
  • I really like Jacky lizards (also called tree dragons), the Jacky lizard is like a little version of a bearded dragon with a long tail, they are real cute!

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