Copyright © 2017 by Ali Bernie Buga-ay, all rights reserved. Emma Gray’s Forest Lizard: this photograph may not be used without permission.

Emma Gray’s Forest Lizard or Calotes emma is a lizard found in South Asia, and the Southeast Asia in countries like: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Bhutan.

The name emma was a given in honor of an English conchologist Maria Emma Gray, the wife of John Edward Gray, the one who named this species.

The lizard was complete camouflaged as it has green with some stripes and markings and it was hanging on a small branch. I actually did not notice it right away, but when you are in the wild, you must open your eyes wider to see every living thing in which each one hides from each other. This one above has just changed its skin so you can see some dead white skin hanging on its tail and legs.

Namtok Samlan National Park, Thailand
September 30, 2017
Nikon D500 + AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED
Fotopro X-go Gecko | Nitecore UNK1


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