Monday, December 5, 2011

Frill-necked Lizard.. Beautiful

Did you ever see this reptile? it is beautiful isn't it?

This is Frill-necked Lizard. That name comes from large frill around it's neck. The frill is usually folded except when they feel threatened, the frill will open.

This lizard refer to arboreal, spending the majority time in the trees. To survive they usually eats insects, small lizards, spiders, cicadas, termites, and small mammals.

Frill-necked facts
"Their lifespan in the wild is unknown, but specimens in captivity have lived 20 years.- National Geographic."

This reptile included in large lizard that can reach up to 91.4 cm in length.

This species is spread in northern Australia and southern New Guinea.

Threatened Frill-necked lizard


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