Frille Neck Lizard Essay

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Introduction of Frilled-neck lizard
Frilled Neck Lizard is a type of animal from the Iguania (reptile) family. They are a type of lizard which is usually found in northern Australia and southern Australia. The scientific name of Frilled-neck lizard is Chlamydosaurus kingii. Frilled-Neck lizard are between 70 to 95 cm long. They are very similar to normal lizards. The big difference between is that Frill-neck lizard has a large frill around its neck which is usually folded around their body to protect themselves. They are able to run on its hind legs. Scientific classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordate
Class Sauropsida
Order Squamata
Suborder Lacertilia
Family Agamidae
Subfamily Agaminae
Genus Chlamydosaurus
Species Chlamydosaurus kingii

Habitat of Frilled-neck lizard They are mainly found in northern part of Australia and southern New Guinea. They get used to live in humid climates and tropical woodlands. They spent most of time in the trees. They will get to the floor only for searching food. They mostly eat smaller lizards, insects, smaller mammals.

Adaption of Frilled-neck lizard Behavioural Frilled-neck lizard seldom unfolded their frill unless they are frightened. If they would like to unfold the frill, they need to open their jaws since the frill connects to its
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They have a larger but thinner frilled around their necks. They have developed a pair of short and small wigs which are used to attack or scare away the attackers. The wings are only able to low fly and fly in a short distance like chicken. Their will stay longer on trees since they have more scale to keep their body moisture. They have sharper nails for them to climb the tree and prevent fall easily from the tree. They have a longer tail to attack the enemies. They have a pair of stronger hind legs so frilled-neck flying lizards can take off easier after the

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