are very distinctive lizards, with their stereoscopic eyes, long
back crests and ability to change colour. They are mostly found in
Africa and Madagascar,
but also in south-western Europe and south Asia.
They have been introduced to Florida, California and Hawaii.
are small lizards, known for their unique chirping sounds and
specialized toe pads that allow them to walk on walls and ceilings.
They are found in warm climates, including rainforests,
are medium-sized lizards that are found in Central and South America,
and the Caribbean islands. They are distinguished by a "third eye" and
a row of spines along their back.
are large carnivorous lizards that are also called goannas and include
the Varanus species. Most monitors live in deserts, but some,
particularly water monitors are known to inhabit wet habitats such as
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