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Giant Sailfin Dragon

$349.99

  • Hydrosaurus weberi
  • Field Collected
  • Approximately 2 Feet In Length From Head To Tail
  • Adults Will Reach 3 Feet In Length From Head To Tail
  • This Species Needs A Varied Diet Of Greens, Fruits, Insects, Small Feeder Fish, And Rodents
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Description

The name “Giant Sailfin Dragon” does not refer to a specific species that has been identified or scientifically documented. It could be a catch-all word for any giant lizard with noticeable sail-like features on its back or tail. A few lizard species, however, have sail-like features and are occasionally referred to as sailfin lizards. Let’s look at a few of them:

  1. Sailfin Lizards (Hydrosaurus sp.) are native to Southeast Asia and are distinguished by their spectacular crests or sails around their backs and tails. Two well-known species in this genus are the Green Sailfin Lizard (Hydrosaurus amboinensis) and the Philippine Sailfin Lizard (Hydrosaurus pustulatus). They are mostly arboreal and live in rainforests, frequently near bodies of water.
  2. Basilisk Lizards (Basiliscus sp.): Although not known as “Giant Sailfin Dragons,” basilisk lizards are notable for their ability to run on water using their webbed feet. They feature enormous sail-like crests on their heads and backs. The two most prevalent species in this category are the Green Basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons) and the Brown Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus).

Both basilisk and sailfin lizards need sizable enclosures with lots of places to hide and climb, as well as access to water for swimming. Although they occasionally eat plant material, their main diet consists of insects. It’s crucial to learn the precise requirements of the species you want to keep, and to supply the right environmental factors such as temperature gradients, UVB lighting, and a diversified diet.

It’s important to remember that responsible reptile ownership include taking into account the particular needs and requirements of the species, making sure the acquisition was legal, and providing suitable care throughout their lifetimes.

WE HAVE GIANT SAILFIN DRAGONS FOR SALE. HERE ARE SOME HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hydrosaurus weberi
  • Field Collected
  • Approximately 2 Feet In Length From Head To Tail
  • Adults Will Reach 3 Feet In Length From Head To Tail
  • This Species Needs A Varied Diet Of Greens, Fruits, Insects, Small Feeder Fish, And Rodents

FUN FACTS!

  • These Reptiles Will Need A Large Container Of Water To Soak And Swim In
  • These Develop A Really Cool Prehistoric Look as They Mature
  • Originating From The Tropical Forests Of The Philippines Living Close To Rivers And Bodies Of Waters
  • This Species Claims Their Name From The High Crest They Develop As They Mature¬†
  • With Good Care And Handling These Dragons Can Live Up To 25 Years

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