Also known as the mountain devil or the thorny devil
The 25 Most Amazing Types Of Lizards
The largest lizard in the world, the infamous
is one species you won’t want to mess with
The Gila monster is one of the most infamous species in the reptile world
The Jackson’s chameleon is native to the forests of East Africa
The satanic leaf-tailed gecko might have a pretty terrifying name, but we promise—it’s not as scary as it sounds.
The tokay gecko can reach about 16 inches (40 cm) long in its native habitat around southern and eastern Asia.
The Argentine black and white tegu is a fairly large lizard that can reach lengths of up to 4 feet (1.2 m) long.
The aptly-named Galápagos land iguana is a stunning creature that’s known for its beautiful colorations
The Mexican beaded lizard is a fairly large lizard found in Mexico and Guatemala.
The Parson’s chameleon is a colorful lizard found in the eastern and northern parts of Madagascar.
The Fiji crested iguana is a relatively large iguana that lives throughout the Fiji Islands.
As the only lizard on Earth that likes to spend time in the ocean, the marine iguana is a special species.
The world’s smallest lizard,
The nano-chameleon is a miniscule little creature that’s believed to live only on Madagascar
The green basilisk is a fairly large lizard that’s found throughout the tropical rainforests of Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Honduras.
Okay, we know what you’re thinking: “That’s not a lizard—it’s a snake!”
Well, while the slow worm might look a whole lot like a snake, it’s actually a lizard. We promise.
The northern blue tongue skink is a lizard with a characteristically blue tongue.
The cool-looking armadillo girdled lizard is a small reptile found in parts of southern Africa.
Kuhl’s flying gecko
is a fascinating type of lizard with a cool pattern and shape.
The green iguana is a large tree-dwelling lizard that’s naturally found throughout South and Central America. It’s one of the most popular lizards to keep as a pet
The perentie monitor is one of the largest lizards in Australia. It can sometimes be longer than 6.5 feet (2 m), which makes it a pretty hefty lizard.
Mexican alligator lizard
is a slick-looking lizard with a bright coloration.
New Caledonian giant gecko
is normally found in the New Caledonian islands.
boasts a unique set of horns on its nose.
The common leopard gecko is a small and stunning little lizard that’s now a very popular pet.
Commonly known as the Spider-Man agama, the Mwanza flat-headed rock agama is a small, but colorful species of lizard found in eastern Africa.