Frilled Dragon

Chlamydosaurus kingii

Description: Frilled dragons are a gray to reddish in color with a darker pattern on the body.  The frill can have red or orange coloration.

Range: Northern regions of Western Australia and the Northern Territory, and northern and eastern regions of Queensland.

Habitat: Woodland and dry sclerophyll forest.

Diet:
Wild: insects
Zoo: crickets, mealworms, earthworms

Fun Fact: When threatened by predators, frilled dragons make themselves appear larger and more ferocious by expanding a large frill of skin up to a foot across around their head, and open mouth gaping.