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Its Baby Frilly Time!

by on Feb.11, 2013, under Fauna, Queensland, Reptiles

During the wet season, its a bonanza for the wildlife of the Top End! The Frilled Lizard is a wonderful iconic Australian lizard. These lizards mate in early wet season and their eggs hatch from late February onwards..

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The lizards often perch vertically and will move around the tree to hide from you.

At present Frilled Lizards are taking a beating as their populations has suffered greatly from Cane Toads. Odd as lizards are diurnal but the metamorph cane toads move during the day and are too enticing for frillies to pass up on, leaving them poisoned.

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