Sri Lanka Kangaroo Lizard
Common Names Sri lankan Kangaroo Lizard (E) Pinum Katussa(S) Yak Katussa
The Sri Lankan Kangaroo lizard is endemic to the island. It is commonly found in wet and intermediate zone habitats and is rarely seen in the dry zone except in riverine habitats. It is not found in highly populated areas.This lizard is active during the daytime and it is commonly found in pairs. It feeds on small insects and uses its hind legs to run, especially when threatened. It is usually found on tree trunks in the afternoon and under large leaves at night. This lizard leads a semi-arboreal life.
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