Small lizards can be carnivorous, herbivorous or omnivorous. Small lizards may eat a variety of insects, plants or a mixture of the two. Most lizards have a high metabolic rate and need to eat several times a week. More »

Every lizard species has unique dietary needs, because lizards are a group of reptiles spanning up to 6,000 species rather than a single species. Potential pet owners should research their species' dietary needs before b... More »

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California lizards eat mostly ants, grasshoppers, spiders and beetles. They have a small row of teeth on each jaw and teeth on the roof of their mouths. Lizards snatch their food with long, sticky tongues, crush it in th... More »

Iguanas are herbivorous lizards that feed only on plant matter, including leaves, flowers and fruit. They spend most of their lives in the canopies of rain forests, feeding on the plant matter available there. Iguanas ty... More »

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Brown lizards, or anoles, are insectivores that eat crickets, mealworms, moths, cockroaches, grasshoppers, waxworms and other arthropods. In the wild, brown lizards may eat other lizards, lizard eggs, aquatic arthropods ... More »

Types of pet lizards include the leopard gecko, the crested gecko, the bearded dragon, the green iguana and the Chinese water dragon. The pet lizards' sizes, how easy they are to care for and the costs of maintaining the... More »

A reptile heating pad is an electrical accessory encased in rubber that warms the bottom of a terrarium with a consistent heat that keeps snakes, tortoises and land lizards comfortable. Heat is essential for a reptile's ... More »

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