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Red-headed rock agama (Agama agama) in Kenya.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Agamidae
Genus: Agama

Agama is a genus of lizards. It contains at least 31 species across Africa, where they are the most common lizard.

They can be found in many sizes, from 5 inches to a foot in length and a wide variety of colors. One of the best known species is the red-headed rock agama (Agama agama), widespread in sub-Saharan Africa.

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