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 Komodo dragon's bite is a deadly cocktail of bacteria and venom. But is it worse than a cobra's bite? Who would win in the hypothetical battle of lizards versus snakes?
Gecko is any of more than 400 species of small harmless lizards found in warm climates.