Lizards reproduce in different ways. While most lizards reproduce by laying eggs after a female is inseminated by a male, other types of lizards reproduce asexually, meaning they do not need a mate in order to produce of... More »

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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 »

Frogs reproduce through eggs, which they lay in the water. These eggs hatch into tadpoles that later grow into adult frogs. 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 »

Lizards hibernate during the cold periods of the year, making their homes in tree trunks, rocks and wherever they can find shelter. Lizards are cold-blooded ecnotherms with no internal heating capabilities, so they must ... More »

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 ... More »

Lizards survive in the desert because they have many adaptations as reptiles that help them to avoid the extreme heat during the day, the extreme cold during the night and keep moist despite the dry weather. The first of... More »