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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 »

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 »

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 »

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