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The correct diet for a lizard depends on its species and age. People can feed most young lizards insects such as crickets, beetle larvae, flies and moths. Adult lizards exhibit greater variation in their diet, as some are strict herbivores, others prefer live prey and still others are eager to eat b

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The diet of baby lizards varies from one species to the next, but most young lizards eat insects or other invertebrates. Crickets, roaches, earthworms, mealworms and silkworms are all acceptable items, but spiders, wasps, ants and other offensive species are not appropriate food items. In addition t

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Lizards are distributed throughout the world, and as the San Diego Zoo notes, most of them live on the ground. Other common lizard dwelling places are underground burrows (especially in deserts), under rocks, marshy bogs and in trees.

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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.

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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 bringing home an animal.

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Common lizards feed on insects, such as flies, grasshoppers and spiders, according to the Surrey Amphibian and Reptile Group. They also eat invertebrates, including earthworms, small snails and centipedes.

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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.

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The most effective method of keeping lizards away is to make the area less hospitable. Commercially available chemical and electric repellents sometimes work, but these are potentially harmful to children and pets.

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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 tank.

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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.