Frilled-Neck Lizard Attacks Man in Outback Australia

A budding wildlife photographer had a close call with a reptilepark.com.au/animals/reptiles/dragons/frilled-neck-liz on January 31. Ricky Mackenzie said he was exploring 100km northwest of Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia’s Kimberley region, when he saw the lizard on a dirt road. The 18-year-old said he tried to move the animal to safety, but it turned and chased him.

Mackenzie said: “I see a lot of frillies. I didn’t want this one to get run over. I tried to help but he didn’t want a bar of it.”


The video shows the lizard chasing Mackenzie, before climbing up his leg and torso.


“It climbed right up my body. I had to pull it off and it then ran away.” Credit: Facebook/Ricky Mackenzie

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