The Mwanza flat-headed rock agama aka Spider-Man agama

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The Mwanza Flat-Headed Rock Agama is a small lizard found primarily in the Mwanza Region of Tanzania.

The male lizard, which has a flattened head, is also known as the Spider-Man agama because of its bright red and dark blue coloration and its ability to easily climb vertical surfaces.

The Mwanza Flat-Headed Rock Agama grows to a maximum length of about 12 centimeters (5 inches). The short, rounded snout is a distinctive feature of this species and gives it a unique appearance among agamas.

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Although it is primarily diurnal (active during the day), the Mwanza Flat-Headed Rock Agama is also busy at night.

An agile lizard, the Spider-Man agama can quickly run around and ascend up and over surfaces to chase insects, spiders, or worms. It can’t fly yet, though, like the Draco Volan lizard.

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