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FRILLED DRAGON
Chlamydosaurus kingii

Also called a Frill-neck or Frill-necked Lizard

FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii
This Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii) is from Darwin


FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii  
The Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii) above is from eastern coastal Queensland where the body colour us usually mainly grey.
Those from other areas are often much more colorful.

Approximate distribution of Frilled Lizards (Chlamydosaurus kingii)
Approximate distribution of Frilled Lizards (Chlamydosaurus kingii)

FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii
Hatchling Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii) from Darwin Northern Territory.


Frilled lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii
Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii) photographed at Featherdale Wildlife Park, NSW

Bearded Dragons, particularly Eastern Bearded Dragons are often mistaken for this species


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