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Scientific Name: 
Physignathus lesueurii
Species class: 
Reptilia
Order: 
Squamata
Family: 
Agamidae
Genus: 
Physignathus
Species: 
lesueurii lesueurii

Many Eastern Water Dragons live in the Zoo’s grounds. They often bask on rocks or in branches overhanging water. If disturbed the dragons plunge into the water and swim away. They eat a wide variety of wildflowers, fruits and small animals.

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