Frilled Lizard
The frilled lizard, which is also my favorite type of lizard, can also be known as the frill lizard and the frill-necked lizard. As you can probably see in the video, it uses the strap of skin around its neck to intimedate predators. It gets up on its hind legs, opens its yellow colored mouth, and opens the strap of skin around its neck to make itself look bigger too. Under this information, you can find facts about the frilled lizard.

  • The frilled lizard can be found on North Australia and South New Guinea.
  • The average length of an adult frilled lizard can be up to 3 feet.
  • Males are more brightly colored than females and they generally match the land they live on.
  • Frilled Lizards are omnivorous. They live on mixed vegtables and fruits, crickets, mealworms, and wax worms.
  • Frilled lizards do not like being handled.
  • They are not harmful or poisonous to people.
  • They are very active during the day.
  • They have the ability to run quickly on their hind legs.
  • They like to live alone and are very territorial.
  • When they are threatened, they open their mouth and their frilled neck wide like an umbrella and hiss.
  • They are used to temperature gradient ranging from 90 degrees to 70 degrees with a basking zone of 100 degrees.
  • They need mist frequently to maintain humidity.
  • The size of the enclosure should be a minimum of 4 ft wide and 3 ft high.
  • Adults should not be housed together.
  • Provide a supply of clean, fresh, filtered water in a shallow bowl that cannot be tipped over.
  • Breeding usually takes place in September.
  • The eggs take about 8 to 12 weeks to hatch and are left alone to fend for themselves.

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