Frilled-Neck Lizard Attacks Man in Outback Australia

StoryfulPublished: June 30, 2017
Published: June 30, 2017

A budding wildlife photographer had a close call with a frilled-neck lizard 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.”

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