frill-necked lizard

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frilled lizard

(frĭld) or frill-necked lizard (frĭl′nĕkt′)
n.
A large lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii) of Australia and New Guinea having a broad contractile membrane extending from the neck and throat that can be erected like a ruff when the mouth is opened.

frill-necked lizard

n
(Animals) a large arboreal insectivorous Australian lizard, Chlamydosaurus kingi, having an erectile fold of skin around the neck: family Agamidae (agamas). Also called: frilled lizard
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Standing in Ty's way is a menagerie of indigenous animals turned bad, an army of frill lizards, blue-tongued reptiles and kangaroos, all led by Boss Cass the cassowary.