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What Lizard Has The Strongest Bite Force?

In the realm of reptiles, the Tegu lizard stands out for its formidable bite force, relying on physical strength for hunting. On the other hand, Komodo dragons, with their venomous bite and substantial size, are known for taking down prey much larger than themselves.

Gecko species that look like dragons

5 Geckos Species That Look Like Dragons

Discover geckos resembling dragons with unique features like horn-like projections and dragon-like scales. Explore these mythical reptiles in their natural habitats.

Northern Caiman Lizard (Dracaena guianensis) at the Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

5 Pet Lizards That Look Like Mini Alligators

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There are several species of lizards that have some resemblance to alligators, such as rough scales, long tails, and powerful jaws. However, they are much smaller, more docile, and easier to care for than their crocodilian cousins. Here are five pet lizards that look like mini alligators.

Lizards and grapes

Can Lizards Eat Grapes?

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Most species of herbivorous and omnivorous lizards can eat grapes, but only in moderation. Grapes are high in oxalates, which can bind to calcium and prevent its absorption. This can lead to health problems such as kidney stones and bone loss. Grapes are also high in sugar, which can contribute to obesity if fed too often. If you choose to feed grapes to your lizard, be sure to remove the… Read More »Can Lizards Eat Grapes?

close up of a frilled lizard

Dragon Lizards: Everything you need to know

Dragon lizards, also known as agamids, are a diverse group of reptiles that range in size from small geckos to the giant Komodo dragon.
They are known for their scaly bodies, well-developed limbs, and long tails, and their ability to change color to camouflage themselves from predators

Tegu Potty Training

Lizard Poop: Everything You Need to Know (With Photos)

Lizard poop is small, dark brown or black pellets with a white tip. It is the lizard’s urine and feces combined. It can contain harmful bacteria, so it is important to wash your hands after handling it. To clean lizard poop, wear gloves and pick it up with paper towels. Dispose of the droppings in a sealed bag and clean the area with a disinfectant cleaner.

Largest Pet Lizards

The Largest Species of Lizards You Can Keep as Pets

Lizards are popular pets for many people, and there are many different species to choose from, from common house geckos to bearded dragons, which can make for exotic yet trusty companions. But while most species of reptiles are rather small in size, there are lizards out there as big as cats and dogs – or even bigger. And yes, some of them you can own. The largest species of lizard… Read More »The Largest Species of Lizards You Can Keep as Pets

Lizards and chocolate

Chocolate for Lizards: What Every Reptile Owner Needs to Know

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Lizards such as iguanas and bearded dragons can eat human food, but not chocolate. Chocolate contains theobromine, a chemical that is toxic to animals, especially those with slow metabolisms like reptiles. Although some lizards may enjoy chocolate, it is not worth the risk as it can lead to health complications and even death.