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



Gecko



Flying dragon displaying its colorful dewlap



Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Sumatran freshwater turtle



Green hued lizard



Green snake with red markings



Forest dragon with blue eyes



Gecko


Gecko


Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0026]


Forest lizard


Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0039]



Skink


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


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



Gecko



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0029]


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



Camouflaged flying 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 snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0046]



Oriental Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Striped house gecko



Baby forest dragon



Forest dragon



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0028]



Water monitor



Water monitor in a peat swamp


House gecko (Sulawesi (Celebes))
House 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



Gecko on a palm fron



Green hued lizard



Oriental vine snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0044]



Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella)



Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella)


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.


Forest lizard


Water monitor [riau_1525]



House gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) in New Guinea



Water monitor in a clear river


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



Tree viper



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0009]



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)


Gecko


Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0034]


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



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Jade Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Skink



Water dragon with blue eyes



Water monitor [riau_1524]


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



Bali gecko


Gecko

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



Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0018]



Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



House gecko



Unknown lizard



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0037]



Camouflaged flying dragon



Skink



Oriental vine snake



Green lizard eating an insect



Prasinohaemus sp. skink


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



Striped house gecko



Wild freshwater turtle in Sumatra



Gecko



House gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) in New Guinea



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


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



Water monitor in a peat swamp [riau_5492]



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Green water dragon with blue eyes



Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Forest dragon with blue eyes



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Gecko



Skink with a bright yellow flank



Tree viper



Gecko (Gekko monarchus) in New Guinea



Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)



Baby forest dragon



Oriental Whipsnake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green water dragon with blue eyes



Asian vine snake



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0041]



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Flying Dragon (Draco volans)



Prasinohaemus sp. skink



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0011]



Lizard in New Guinea



House gecko



Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Sumatran forest dragon


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



Water monitor in a peat swamp [riau_5564]



Flying dragon lizard



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0010]



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Water dragon lizard



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0022]



Gliding Dragon (Draco volans)



Jade Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Lizard in Sulawesi



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0012]



Oriental whipsnake



Skink with yellow flanks



Green snake with red markings [north_sumatra_0031]


Gecko


Oriental Whipsnake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Oriental Whipsnake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Green Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Flying dragon lizard



Bali snake



Bali snake



Draco volans flying dragon



Asian whipsnake



Asian whipsnake



Gecko [north_sumatra_0359]




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