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REPTILES - LIZARDS

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ANIMAL FACTS - Lizards

The Lace Monitor, like all goannas, has a forked tongue like a snake, that when flicked out can detect scent particles in the surrounding environment.

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There are over 3000 lizard species distributed throughout the world, and because they are reptiles the majority are found in warmer climates. They range in sizes from 6cm up to 3m long! Lizards have scaly skin that is shed throughout the year, often in irregular patches.

Some members of the lizard family are carnivorous (meat only), however there are others that are herbivorous (plants only) or omnivorous (plants and meat).

Our Sub-Species

Fijian Crested Iguana

Kermit
Not on display

Fijian Crested Iguana(s) Profiles

Kermit

Komodo Dragon

Varanus komodoensis
Our Amazing Komodo Dragon(s) are currently on displayAnimal Encounter Icon

Threat Level

Endangered

Endangered

Komodo Dragon(s) Profiles

Indah

Perentie

Esperence
Our Amazing Perentie(s) are currently on display

Perentie(s) Profiles

Esperence

Blue-tongue Lizard

Tilqua sp.
Our Amazing Blue-tongue Lizard(s) are currently on display

Blue-tongue Lizard(s) Profiles

No profiles available

Eastern Water Dragon

Physignathus lesueurii
Our Amazing Eastern Water Dragon(s) are currently on display

Eastern Water Dragon(s) Profiles

No profiles available

Lace Monitor

Varanus varius
Not on display

Lace Monitor(s) Profiles

No profiles available

Shingleback Lizard

Trachydosurus rugosus
Our Amazing Shingleback Lizard(s) are currently on display

Shingleback Lizard(s) Profiles

Matilda

Green Iguana

Jub Jub
Not on display

Green Iguana(s) Profiles

Jub Jub

Rhino Iguana

Cyclura cornuta
Our Amazing Rhino Iguana(s) are currently on display

Rhino Iguana(s) Profiles

Pinko Jacko

Gila Monster

Reticulated Gila monster
Our Amazing Gila Monster(s) are currently on display

Gila Monster(s) Profiles

No profiles available

Veiled Chameleon

Chamaeleo calyptratus
Our Amazing Veiled Chameleon(s) are currently on display

Veiled Chameleon(s) Profiles

No profiles available