MICHAEL MCCOY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MICHAEL MCCOY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Frill necked Lizard, (Chlamydosaurus kingii). This large dragon lizard, or agamid, occurs over tropical Australian in open forests and dry woodlands and savannah country. It grows to a total length of around 80cms. It feeds on insects, spiders and smaller lizards. Its frill is erected as an aggressive/defensive display and also for heat dispersion. Largely arboreal in habit, it does forage on the ground, taking to the nearest tree if alarmed.
Model release not required. Property release not required.