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The most effective way to get rid of lizards in your home or yard is to completely cut them off from their food supply. Keep your home and yard neat and clean, and spray pesticides to kill the insects that lizards eat. If that fails, you may have to use glue traps to catch small reptiles.


Some natural lizard repellents include coffee powder, peacock feathers and onion. If possible, lizards should be left alive and taken back outside.


Get rid of lizards outside by removing their food supply. Their habitat becomes undesirable, which causes the lizards to relocate. Although lizards help to contain insects, they may migrate indoors.


The average lifespan of a lizard usually runs between one and 30 years, with a median of 10 years. Because there are over 5,000 different species of lizards, the lifespan varies from species to species.


Most species of lizard are quadrupedal and crawl using their four limbs and tail. Certain species are legless and slither like snakes. Some lizards, such as geckos, can adhere to vertical or inverted surfaces and move freely on them.


To catch a lizard, take a container too large to allow the lizard to escape and a stick at least two to three feet long. To trap a lizard that you have seen earlier but cannot find now, gather some dead insects, that same large container and some dead insects.


Lizards, like many vertebrates, have lungs and a respiratory system that enables them to breathe. They are different from mammals and birds in that they don't have a diaphragm muscle and instead breathe by flexing their body muscles.


The best way to get rid of lizards in a yard is to change the habitat so that it is not hospitable for the small reptiles. Changing the habitat may take some time to have the desired effect, so if it is legal to do so, better and quicker results may be achieved by catching the lizards and relocating


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.


Repellents are not known to work on lizards. Keep lizards away by removing their habitat, keeping your landscape dry and eliminating their food source. Get rid of anything on your property that provides food or shelter for the lizards.