Discover 10 Amazing Lizards in Arizona

Lizard Gila Monster( Heloderma suspectum) on sand

Arizona’s hot, arid climate makes it the perfect environment for a stunning range of reptiles! Its lizard population is especially rich and diverse, with around 50 unique species calling the Copper State their home. Here, we’ll cover 10 of the most amazing lizards in Arizona, from what they look like to their unique diets, preferred habitats, and behaviors. Read on to learn what makes these particular lizards special and why they’re some of Arizona’s most fascinating animals! 1. Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum) Gila monsters are venomous, but they rarely bite or attack humans. ©Vaclav Sebek/ First on our list of …

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