Frill-necked Lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii

Frill-necked Lizard
Frilled Lizard
Frill-necked Lizard
The Frill-necked Lizard, also called just Frilled Lizard or Dragon or Agama, is an agamid lizard native to semi-arid wooded areas of northern Australia and southern New Guinea.
Frill-necked Lizard
Frilled Lizard
Frill-necked Lizard
It is mainly arboreal and stays motionless for long periods blending in with the wood. Diet is mainly invertebrates.
Frill-necked Lizard
Frilled Lizard
Frill-necked Lizard
It can grow to nearly a metre in length including tail.
Frill-necked Lizard
Frilled Lizard
Frill-necked Lizard
It looks amazing when the frill around its neck is extended in courtship, territorial defence or to startle a predator. Many thanks to Matt Clancy for use of his image showing this (above right) from Wikimedia Commons. The page seemed incomplete without such an illustration.