Frilled lizards move the thin flaps of skin on their necks up and down to communicate with each other.
Photograph by MICHAEL AND PATRICIA FOGDEN, MINDEN PICTURES
Dugongs are commonly called sea cows because they graze on sea grasses on the ocean floor.
Photograph by Jurgen Freund, Nature Picture Library
Using their built-in parachutes, sugar gliders can leap the length of half a football field!
Photograph by Joe McDonald, Corbis
The red handfish uses its brightly colored fins to “walk” along the seafloor.
Photograph by PETER SCOONES, Minden Pictures
Their chicks might be cute, but daggerlike claws and a powerful kick make the adult southern cassowary one of the world’s most dangerous birds.
Photograph by Kevin Schafer, Minden Pictures
Covered in leaf-shaped appendages, the leafy sea dragon is designed to blend in with the seaweed and kelp it lives around.
Photograph by Alex Mustard, Nature Picture Library
When it sticks out its bright tongue, the blue-tongued skink also gives a loud hiss to ward off predators.
Photograph by Greg Harold, Minden Pictures
Be careful not to step on one of these camouflaged creatures! Stonefish are so venomous that a sting can be deadly to a human.
Photograph by Brent Hedges, Minden Pictures
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