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There are lots of lizards in Arizona. Below is a sample of a few.
Tree or Bush Lizard, image by Eugene van der Pijll
Tree and Bush Lizards
Gecko, image by ZooFari and used under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 License
Horned Toad, image by Chris Brown
Desert Horned Lizard (Horned Toad)

Name: Lizards
Habitat: Lizards are a very large and widespread group of squamate reptiles, with nearly 5,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica. Many lizards can detach their tails in order to escape from predators, an act called autotomy, but this trait is not universal.
Food: Lizards prey primarily on ants, but are also known to prey on other slow-moving insects such as beetles, as well as spiders and some plant material.
Danger: Not typically dangerous, most lizard species are harmless to humans. Only the very largest lizard species pose threat of death; the Komodo dragon, for example, has been known to stalk, attack, and kill humans. The venom of the Gila monster and beaded lizard is not usually deadly but they can inflict extremely painful bites due to powerful jaws. The chief impact of lizards on humans is positive as they are significant predators of pest species; numerous species are prominent in the pet trade.

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Photo Credits:
Tree/Bush Lizard - National Park Service (Public Domain), Mediterranean Gecko - ZooFari (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 License), Horned Toad - Chris Brown (Public Domain).

The information on this page was taken from Wikipedia under a GNU Free Documentation License unless otherwise noted.

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