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.
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Turtle, the only reptile that has a shell and no teeth. Turtles are found in many parts of the world with temperate or tropical climates.