beaded lizard

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Related to beaded lizards: Helodermatidae, Heloderma suspectum

beaded lizard:

see gila monstergila monster
, venomous lizard, Heloderma suspectum, found in the deserts of the SW United States and NW Mexico. It averages 18 in. (45 cm) in length, with a large head, stout body, thick tail that acts as a food reservoir, and short legs with strong claws.
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As their name suggests, Mexican beaded lizards are native to central and western Mexico and have raised hard bead-like scales all over their body, which is varying shades of black and yellow.
As their name suggests Mexican beaded lizards are native to central and western Mexico and have raised hard bead-like scales all over their body, which is varying shades of black and yellow.
The centre is involved in a number of captive breeding programmes and this week staff celebrated after venomous beaded lizards hatched.