Frilled lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii)
|Also known as:||Frilled dragon|
- The frilled lizard can be found in Australia and Papua New Guinea.
- Known for its defensive posture, the frilled lizard stands on its hind legs with its mouth agape, its head framed by a huge scaly membrane, or frill, around its neck.
- The frilled lizard spends most of its time in trees preying on insects and small mammals.
The frilled lizard is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (November, 2010)