The lizard has a wide variety of predators, including birds, snakes and even other lizards. When being chased or attacked by predators, lizards may swell up, hiss, break off their tails to escape or even change colors to blend in with their surroundings.
Lizards are rarely dangerous to humans, but some may bite or stick with their sharp spines. The lizard’s diets include a wide variety of plants, fruits, bugs, spiders and even other lizards, and they use their senses of sight and smell to locate food. They can be found in nearly any environment including deserts, forests and rocky areas.