Animal Kingdom Animals

Frilled Lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii


The frilled lizard is found in tropical savannah woodlands.

Diet in the wild

Beetles, butterflies and larvae

Diet at the Zoo

Fruits, insects and rodents

Fascinating Facts

  • Main threats are eagles, owls, large lizards, snakes and dingoes
  • Eat hundreds of thousands of ants and termites during the wet season.
  • Females lay soft-shelled eggs
  • The dinosaur 'Dilophosaurus' in the film Jurassic Park is based off of the frilled lizard.