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Pictures of reptiles in Indonesia [updated 2014-04-08]



Below you will find a collection of photos from Indonesia. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler over several years. While these images are the property of mongabay.com, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.


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Sumatran freshwater turtle



Gecko



Gecko



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Green hued lizard



Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Forest dragon with blue eyes


Gecko

Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella) (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella)



Flying dragon displaying its colorful dewlap


Forest lizard

House gecko on yellow-orange background (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
House gecko on yellow-orange background



Water monitor [riau_1525]


Sphenomorphus skink species in Sulawesi (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Sphenomorphus skink species in Sulawesi.


Hemidactylus gecko species with black markings (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Hemidactylus gecko species with black markings.



Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella)



Oriental vine snake (Ahaetulla prasina)


Gecko lizard species with black markings (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Gecko lizard species with black markings.



Water monitor



Water monitor in a peat swamp



Forest dragon



Water monitor in a clear river



Jade Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Skink



Baby forest dragon



Green Prasinohaemus skink eating an insect. Interesting fact: The oxygen carrying molecule in this lizard's blood is copper based, rather than iron based (hence the Latin genus name). Its blood is green.



Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella)


Forest lizard

House gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) (Ubud, Bali)
House gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus)



Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Camouflaged flying dragon



House gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) in New Guinea



Tree viper


Gecko

Green Bronchocela cristatella lizard (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Green Bronchocela cristatella lizard. A synonym of this agamid is Calotes cristatellus. This species also goes by the following names: Green Crested Lizard, Green Tree Dragon, and Borneo Bloodsucker.



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Striped house gecko


House gecko (Sulawesi (Celebes))
House gecko



Gecko on a palm fron



Green hued lizard



Oriental Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Skink



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)


Water monitor lizard (Varanus salvator) on a branch above the Seikonyer River (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Water monitor lizard (Varanus salvator) on a branch above the Seikonyer River



Green Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Oriental Whipsnake (Ahaetulla prasina)


Gecko


Forest dragon with blue eyes



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Gecko (Gekko monarchus) in New Guinea



Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella)



Green water dragon with blue eyes



Flying Dragon (Draco volans)



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Gliding Dragon (Draco volans)



Asian vine snake



Skink



Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



House gecko



Oriental vine snake



Oriental Whipsnake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Mating geckos



Lizard in Sulawesi



Flying dragon lizard


Bright green lizard (Bronchocela cristatella?) in Java, Indonesia (Java)
Bright green lizard (Bronchocela cristatella?) in Java, Indonesia



Lizard in New Guinea



Bali snake



Draco volans flying dragon



Bali gecko



Flying Dragon (Draco volans)



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Bali snake


Gecko

Sphenomorphus skink species on Java (Java)
Sphenomorphus skink species on Java.



Water monitor in a peat swamp [riau_5564]


Skink on tree trunk in Java (Java)
Skink on tree trunk in Java.



Gecko


Water monitor (Varanus salvator) making its way through the Borneo swamp forest (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Water monitor (Varanus salvator) making its way through the Borneo swamp forest



Skink with yellow flanks



House gecko



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green water dragon with blue eyes



Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Water monitor in a clear river



House gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) in New Guinea



Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)


Green agama dragon lizard on tree trunk (Java)
Green agama dragon lizard on tree trunk



Oriental Whipsnake (Ahaetulla prasina)


House gecko in Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
House gecko in Sulawesi



House gecko



Green lizard eating an insect


Bright green lizard (Bronchocela cristatella?) on tree trunk in Java, Indonesia (Java)
Bright green lizard (Bronchocela cristatella?) on tree trunk in Java, Indonesia



Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella)


Tropidophorus micropus skink (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Tropidophorus micropus skink. This species might be Sphenomorphus sabanus



Skink with a bright yellow flank



Unknown lizard



Flying dragon lizard



Sumatran forest dragon



Agamid lizard (family Agamidae), probably an anglehead (Gonocephalus), in the highlands of New Guinea


Green lizard (Bronchocela cristatella?) in a tree in Java (Java)
Green lizard (Bronchocela cristatella?) in a tree in Java.



Tree viper



Lizard in Sulawesi



Camouflaged flying dragon



Asian whipsnake



Wild freshwater turtle in Sumatra



Prasinohaemus sp. skink



Water monitor in a peat swamp [riau_5492]



Striped house gecko



Baby forest dragon



Oriental whipsnake



Prasinohaemus sp. skink



Water dragon lizard



Water monitor [riau_1524]



Jade Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Bright green crested forest dragon



Gecko




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