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The forest dragon is a medium sized lizard with a pointed crest behind its head. It is mostly olive brown with brighter patches of yellow,black and white on its body. There is also some pink and brown tinting that makes it very distinctive. Although this lizard possess some bright colors, it is very well camouflaged in the forest.
Boyd's forest dragon is found only in the rainforests in northeastern Queensland, Australia. It is found mostly in trees in the rainforests, but can be seen basking in the sun on rocks or paths. It feeds on small insects and other invertebrates.