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Lace Monitor Lizard vs Komodo Dragon: Which is Best?

In my opinion, its the Komodo Dragon. But to be truthful, its really a subjective choice when you are comparing these two beauties! If you want the real comparison, that has led me to this choice, please read on. Quick Navigation IntroductionHow many different species are there in the monitor lizard family?Is the Lace Monitor […]

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How Do Lizards Escape From Their Enemies?

The short answer is biting, camouflage, hissing, squirting blood from their eyes, bright colours and removing their tails. If you are looking for some more in-depth detail on this, and more answers to common follow up questions, keep reading. Quick Navigation IntroductionHow Do They Use Biting?How Do They use Camouflage?What Does Hissing Do to Protect […]

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Can Lizards Hear?

The short answer is yes, lizards can hear. To fully understand why some people would question this, I have laid out a full article explaining this, and some common follow up questions and answers. Quick Navigation Introduction How do Lizards Hear?Do Lizards Have Ear Flaps?What Is a Lizard’s Typical Hearing Range?How Do Reptiles Hear?Are Lizards Sensitive […]

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Can Lizards Swim?

Can Lizards Swim? The short answer is yes. However, The longer answer is, it depends on what specie. In this article we will look into which species appreciate the water, and attempt to answer all your related questions. Quick Navigation Introduction Can Lizards Swim? The Longer VersionHow long can the water Lizard hold its breath under […]

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Can Lizards Breathe While Running?

So, Can Lizards Breathe While Running? It has been commonly observed that most lizards cannot breathe while they run. You might ask why? Quick Navigation So, Can Lizards Breathe While Running? Can Lizards Hold Their Breath?How do Lizards Breathe?Do Lizards Breathe Through Their Skin? Do Lizards have Lungs?How Long can Lizards Hold Their Breath? Can Lizards Breathe Upside Down?  Do […]

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Are there any Lizards That Don’t Need a Heat Lamp?

There are several thousand lizard species, and lizards can be found on every single continent except Antarctica. Most species are diurnal or active during the day. While a majority of lizards prefer humid and tropical climates, some favor deserts or temperate climates. Lizards from the tropics or desert will need heat lamps, while lizards from cooler climates […]

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Why Are Lizards Not Seen In Winter?

Lizards are reptiles and like most reptiles, they are ‘cold-blooded’ or ‘ectotherms’. Coldblooded animals are those animals that cannot maintain their own body temperatures. They are the same temperature as the atmosphere and so have difficulties in staying warm. They need an external heat source to maintain their body temperature. Quick Navigation BackgroundWhere do Lizards Hibernate […]

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How Many Times Can A Lizard Regrow Its Tail?

Lizards are common inhabitants of the warmer areas around the world. They also make fun, fascinating pets. The leopard gecko is the most common type of lizard kept as a pet, but many other species such as green anoles, red ackies, and bearded dragons also make fantastic pets. In addition to exhibiting many fascinating behaviors, lizards […]

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How Long Do Bibron Gecko Lizards Live?

As unconventional as they might sound, lizards can be your best friends too. As a pet, they are easy to care for and do not require your attention 24/7. In fact, one of our first pets was a Bibron’s gecko lizard. Quick Navigation How Long Do Bibron Gecko Lizards Live?What does it look like?Where is […]

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What Does The Common Basilisk Lizard Eat?

If you are interested in the Common Basilisk like me, you may want to find out their diet. What does the Common Basilisk Lizard Eat? They will eat almost anything they can find including insects, such as crickets. Fish, frogs, snakes and even birds. Hence the reason I said they will eat almost anything. This is […]

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