Lizards do have teeth. However, the teeth of most lizards aren't specialized the way they are in animals like carnivores or rodents. All of their teeth look like pegs and are simply for catching prey and moving them down the digestive tract.Know More
Teiid lizards as well as Iguanas have different types of teeth. The gila monster and the Mexican beaded lizard have teeth with grooves connected to venom sacs in their lower jaw.
Some lizards have acrodont teeth, which are teeth situated on the top of their jaw. Most other lizards have pleurodont teeth. These teeth are found to the side of the animal's jaw.Learn more about Lizards
Many funny-looking lizards can be found both in the wild and as house pets. Chameleons have huge eyes, big bodies and skinny legs. Basilisks look odd when they run on their back legs and can even run on water, which is why they are sometimes called the Jesus Christ Lizard.Full Answer >
Lizards are distributed throughout the world, and as the San Diego Zoo notes, most of them live on the ground. Other common lizard dwelling places are underground burrows (especially in deserts), under rocks, marshy bogs and in trees.Full Answer >
The frilled lizard is native to Northern Australia and Southern New Guinea. They inhabit tropical and warm temperate forests, as well as woodlands. These lizards are arboreal, spending most of their lives in trees, only descending for food or to engage in territorial conflicts.Full Answer >
Lizards communicate through body language, sound and visual displays, such as posturing and gestures, in addition to bright colors and even barking or hissing. These communications are used to ward off rivals or potential predators and to attract mates.Full Answer >