The iconic frilled dragon for sale (aka frilled dragon) intimidating “frill”—a large, colorful, circular membrane of skin that projects upward and outward—is recognized by all as a warning display that is employed when this lizard feels threatened. It serves to make a frilled lizard appear much larger and scarier than it would otherwise appear while clutching a tree trunk in vertical fashion and trying to blend in.
Undoubtedly, one of the quirkiest sights in nature is the gangly retreat of an Australian frilled dragon for sale.
When the frilled dragon for sale threatened, it rises on its hind legs, opens its yellow-colored mouth, unfurls the colorful, pleated skin flap that encircles its head, and hisses. If an attacker is unintimidated by these antics, the lizard simply turns tail, mouth and frill open, and bolts, legs splaying left and right. It continues its deliberate run without stopping or looking back until it reaches the safety of a tree.
The frilled dragon for sale vary in color and size from region to region. On average, the larger adults reach about 3 feet from head to tail and weigh up to 1.1 pounds.
Females of the frilled dragon for sale lay 8 to 23 tiny eggs in an underground nest, and hatchlings emerge fully independent and capable of hunting and utilizing their frill. Their lifespan in the wild is unknown, but specimens in captivity have lived 20 years.
Frilled Lizard Food
The main diet for a pet frilled dragon for sale should be comprised of insects, such as crickets, roaches, hornworms, silkworms, soldier fly larvae, superworms and canned grasshoppers (available in some stores that sell reptile supplies). All insects should be dusted with a quality calcium and vitamin D3 supplement. An occasional pinky or fuzzy mouse, depending on the size of the lizard, can also be offered.
We have experimented with feeding frilled dragon for sale vegetation—sometimes it is eaten, other times it doesn’t even get touched. I place finely chopped fruits and vegetables (including squash, papaya, cantaloupe, bananas, berries, collard greens, mustard greens and carrots), along with a few superworms, into a small bowl in the enclosure.
Juvenile frilled dragon for sale should be fed appropriately sized insects, no larger than two-thirds of their head width, up to three times a day. They should also be misted with fresh water at each feeding.
- Most Known For The Large Frill Around Their Head That They Are Able To Stick Out In Defense
- Native To Papua New Guinea
- These Are Docile, Easy To Handle And Great For Beginners
- This Species Is Tropical, Requiring Temperatures In The 80s – 90s And UVB Lighting
- With Proper Care These Lizards Can Live 10 – 15+ Years In Captivity