types of lizards

Explore the diverse and intriguing species of lizards, from the formidable Komodo Dragon to the unique Nano-Chameleon.

Thorny Dragon

The Thorny Dragon, a master of camouflage, thrives in Australia's arid deserts. Its spiky appearance is a remarkable adaptation for survival.

Komodo Dragon

The Komodo Dragon, the largest living lizard, can reach over 10 feet in length and is found on Indonesian islands.

Gila Monster

One of the few venomous lizards, the Gila Monster, inhabits the southwestern United States and Mexico, known for its striking coloration.

Jackson’s Chameleon

Native to East Africa, Jackson's Chameleon is famous for its three horns and ability to change color, reflecting its mood.

Satanic Leaf-Tailed Gecko

This gecko, with its leaf-like tail, is a master of disguise in Madagascar's rainforests, blending seamlessly into foliage.

Tokay Gecko

Known for its loud call and vibrant colors, the Tokay Gecko is a nocturnal species found in Asia and some Pacific Islands.

Argentine Black and White Tegu

This large, intelligent lizard from South America is known for its distinctive black and white markings and friendly nature.

Galápagos Land Iguana

Native to the Galápagos Islands, this yellowish-orange iguana plays a crucial role in the islands' unique ecosystem.

Mexican Beaded Lizard

A venomous species found in Mexico, the Mexican Beaded Lizard is known for its bead-like scales and secretive nature.

Parson’s Chameleon

One of the largest chameleons, the Parson’s Chameleon, is native to Madagascar, known for its striking appearance and slow movement.

Fiji Crested Iguana

Endangered and native to Fiji, this iguana is known for its vibrant green color and crest along its back.

Marine Iguana

Unique to the Galápagos Islands, the Marine Iguana is the only lizard that swims in the ocean, feeding on algae.


Possibly the world's smallest reptile, the Nano-Chameleon from Madagascar is just over an inch long.

Green Basilisk

Known as the 'Jesus Christ lizard' for its ability to run on water, this Central American lizard is a sight to behold.