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Eastern Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii

Class: Reptillia     
Lifespan: Up to 15 years   
Diet: Carnivore
Weight: Up to 1.3kg           
Length: Up to 1m                
Reproduction: Egg-laying
Status: Not listed

This semi-aquatic lizard is a powerful swimmer and can remain underwater for up to one hour. Water dragons feed on a variety of insects, small vertebrates and plant matter and will defend resources in their territory by battling rivals.