Horned lizards protect themselves in many ways, including breaking the blood vessels in their eyes and shooting blood up to 4 feet in the air to distract predators, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. T... More »

Horned lizards primarily live in the southwest regions of North America. They can be found between southern Canada and Guatemala, but their habitats are usually scrub deserts, arid environments and oak-pine woodlands. More »

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. More »

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... More »

Geckos are types of lizards, but have several physical features, such as shorter and broader heads and sticky feet, that distinguish them from other types of lizards. Geckos and lizards live in many areas around the worl... More »

The blue-tailed lizard eats small worms and insects, including earthworms, caterpillars, beetles, crickets, grasshoppers, spiders, slugs, other lizards and small mice. Female lizards also eat their own eggs if they do no... More »

Most lizards require a male and female pairing to mate; the male excretes an odor from a gland on the tail to which the female is attracted. Male lizards will mount female lizards to complete the mating process. More »