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 about Lizards
Most lizards are omnivores, however, what a lizard eats is largely influenced by its size. With over 3,800 different species of lizard, there is no set diet between them.Full Answer >
Lizards belong to a class of animals called reptiles, or reptilia, which contains over 8,225 species. Reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrates that breathe air. Most of them are egg-laying, except for some vipers and constrictor snakes as well as some lizards.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 >
An agama lizard, native to Africa, is a lizard that is often called a rainbow lizard because the dominant male has an orange or yellow head, and a blue body and tail. The subordinate males' bodies may be brown, gray, yellow or blue, while females are brown or green.Full Answer >