Draco dussumieri is a diurnal and arboreal lizard which usually does not leave the tree tops except for egg-laying, living from about 2 m above the ground to the top of the trees. An accomplished glider being able to glide to a distance of 30m. It feeds primarily on ants but also feeds on different kinds of arthropods. It is found in plantations, secondary forests, in dry deciduous to moist evergreen forests. The breeding period extends from February to April with a clutch size varying from 1-6 eggs that are laid in the ground (Musters 1983).