Chinese water dragon - Kong Kea

I can stay hidden under water for half an hour

About Kong Kea

Scientific name :

Physignathus cocincinus

Common name :

Chinese water dragon

Native to :

Continental south east Asia

Maximum size :

65 to 75 cm

Weight :

350 g for the female, 600 g for the male

Conservation status :


Lifespan :

10 - 12 years

Diet :

Insectivorous when young, it eats more and more plants as it gets older

Reproduction :

Female lay 10 to 12 eggs that hatch after two to three month

Characteristics :

Living close to lakes and rivers, it jumps into the water from trees at the slightest sign of danger.

Location in the Tropical Reserve :

Terrarium next to the animals kitchen

Chinese water dragon - La Ferme aux Crocodiles Réserve Tropicale - Pierrelatte

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