Lizard, a scaly reptile closely related to snakes. Lizards live chiefly in warm regions. Many inhabit deserts and semiarid regions; others live in fields and forests. Most dwell on the ground; some burrow into the soil; still others spend much of their time either in trees or in water.The banded gecko is a lizard native to the southwestern United States.
A snake can swallow an animal that’s twice as big as its own head -- and swallow it whole. Snakes are amazing creatures with some astonishing capabilities. Did you know that a few of them can even fly? Learn how snakes get around, how they kill and eat their prey, and how they court and reproduce.
The fear of snakes, ophidiophobia, is one of the most widespread phobias in the world. There are many types of harmless snakes, but the venom from some poisonous varieties can kill a person