What Is the Lifespan of a Lizard?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 12:35:57 AM ET
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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.