Lizards and other endemic species in Taiwan

Recently during hikes I

This not so little fellow - about my shoe size- followed Bobby and me a bit during our morning hike.

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Ha! I know that type of lizard. I can remind a bit of a baby iguana.

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Yeah I thought it was an inguana but we had mentioned before this kind of lighting lizard.

Hate to leave us hanging

That is of course a Swinhoe’s japalura.

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https://youtu.be/OcOjXW5dBJ0

So did we see a male or female specimen?

https://www.researchgate.net/figure/The-Swinhoes-tree-lizard-Japalura-swinhonis-is-a-common-endemic-lizard-species-in_fig1_268219170

no idea…

One more fellow walking with us in the park.

BTW I saw someone carrying a similar one but iguana size and all yellow at market today.

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