The Asian water monitor lizard is one of the largest lizard species in the world, reaching maximum lengths of up to almost 10 feet and weighing nearly 200 pounds. Its average size is about 5 to 7 feet in length, and male... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Lizards

Lizards need food, warmth, air and water to survive. There are currently more than 4,675 known lizard species, so it is important to consider the type of lizard you are caring for in determining its specific needs. More »

According to PawNation, alligator lizards require ample tank space and a regular diet of small invertebrates. Alligator lizards do not have any special heat requirements aside from a heat lamp placed at one end of the ta... More »

According to Reptiles Magazine, the green iguana can reach lengths of over 6 feet and weigh approximately 11 pounds. The green iguana lives in rain forests covering northern Mexico, Central America and southern Brazil. I... More »

The Texas alligator lizard is the largest lizard species native to Texas, measuring up to 25 inches long. It has large, platelike scales with yellow-brown to reddish-brown coloration and a flat wedge-shaped head. Its ran... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Lizards

The greatest enemy of the desert monitor lizard has always been mankind. In the 1970s, desert monitors were hunted for their skins, which led to great declines in their population and to the placement of the animal on th... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Lizards

A roughneck monitor lizard is a medium-sized South Asian species of lizard that is native to the rainforests of Borneo, Thailand, Myanmar, Sumatra, Malaysia and Bangka. It mostly lives on the ground, although they also c... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Lizards