The lifespan of most lizard species varies from 1 to 20 years in length. The lizard species and whether or not it lives in captivity, is the reason for the variance in life expectancy. There are more than 3,800 species of lizards.Know More
The Australian frilled lizard has a life expectancy of up to 20 years in captivity. These reptiles are carnivores in the dragon family. They live in the woodlands of northern Australia. This species, also known as frill neck lizards, vary in size and color from region to region.
Lizards generally have four legs and movable eyelids. They have external ear openings. They are cold blooded and have scaly skin.Learn More
The nearly 6,000 lizard species have adapted to their environment in nearly as many ways. Some evolve camouflage that helps them to blend in with their environment, while others develop gaudy colors and displays used to attract the attention of mates or to dissuade competitors. Lizards frequently adapt to the food sources available in their habitats as well as the predators from which they must hide.Full Answer >
A baby lizard is often referred to as a hatchling, though this term is not exclusive to lizards as most animals that are hatched from eggs can also be referred to as such. It is possible that some individual species may have more specific names for their babies. As of June 2014, there are about 4,675 species of lizards throughout the world, located on every continent except Antarctica.Full Answer >
The graceful chameleon is a common species of chameleon native to sub-Saharan Africa. It can rapidly change color from its basic green, yellow or brown. It is popular in the pet trade and is used in traditional medicine.Full Answer >
Male iguanas have large jaw muscles that look like jowls and two fatty deposits on their foreheads, making male iguanas’ heads bigger and blockier than females' heads. A male also has a larger, heavier body and a bulge near the base of his tail where his reproductive organs are located.Full Answer >