THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.

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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 is from Darwin

 


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

FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii - map - Reptiles of Australia

Frilled lizards are also found in southern New Guinea

FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii
Hatchling from Darwnin Northern Territory.

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


Frill-necked lizard
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Frilled Lizard Care Sheet
John Fowler

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May 17, 2014