Lizards food, care and health information

Ameiva - Green Lizard picture

Ameiva - Green

At maturity the Green Ameiva reaches between 38.1 and 50.8 centimeters (15 and 20 inches) in length. The Green Ameiva is quite attractive and has a mottled appearance to its color pattern. The anterior background color is usually dark green, but varies from green to blackish. Posteriorly, the lizard

Ameiva - Jungle Lizard picture

Ameiva - Jungle

At maturity the Jungle Ameiva reaches between 25.4 and 30.5 centimeters (10 to 12 inches) in length. The Jungle Ameiva may be distinguished from some other popular ameivas by the presence of a single interparietal. Like most ameivas and whiptails, the Jungle Ameiva has a characteristic pointed snout

Anole - Bahaman Lizard picture

Anole - Bahaman

Bahaman Anoles are fairly small lizards, averaging between five and nine inches (13-22cm) in length. Their head, with medium-sized brown eyes, is triangular and small. They appear in a great variety of body patterns, including lines and triangles, and an equally large range of colors, from black to

Anole - Green Lizard picture

Anole - Green

At maturity, Green Anoles will grow to a length of 5 to 8 inches. They are slenderly built, with a long, narrow head and a tail. Their tails are so long that they can be up to twice the length of their bodies. They are seen in several colors including, gray-brown, brown, and various shades of green,

Anole - Knight Lizard picture

Anole - Knight

The Knight Anole is the largest anole in the world, and reaches an average 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) to 18 (45.72 centimeters) inches in length at maturity, though specimens as large as 22 inches (55 centimeters) have been observed. Some say that the Knight Anole's profile resembles the knight pi

Basilisk - Brown Lizard picture

Basilisk - Brown

Male Brown Basilisks can reach 32 inches in length and females are somewhat smaller. Their three crests are on the head, along the body and along the tail. They usually appear in brown or olive brown with black stripes. The stripes are usually only on the flanks and on the dorsal crest. They also ha

Beaded Lizard Lizard picture

Beaded Lizard

Beaded Lizards are covered in tiny, shiny, raised bumpy scales that look like polished beads. These are generally black with orange, yellow, or pink accents. The head and the feet of a Beaded Lizard are usually solid black. Their short, thick tails have yellow bands and there are poison glands locat

Caiman - Spectacled Lizard picture

Caiman - Spectacled

By adulthood, male Spectacled Caimans are usually between six and a half to eight feet in length. Females are smaller. Spectacled Caimans derive their name from the bony ridge, which appears to connect their eyes in the manner of the bridge of a pair of spectacles. The upper eyelids are heavily ossi

Chameleon - 4 Horn Lizard picture

Chameleon - 4 Horn

Typical Four-Horned Chameleons are bright green with brown, yellow, black, and/or red markings. Captive born Quads are sometimes blue or blue-green, but this coloration is rare. The females lack horns and only have a very small sail-fin. Males and females will grow to about 14 inches in length, incl

Collared Lizard Lizard picture

Collared Lizard

This lizard has black bands behind its head that look much like a collar, giving it a look that has helped earn its common as well as scientific names. The collar is always present in males, but it may be missing in the female. This is one way to distinguish between the sexes. Their bodies are usual