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lizard

(lĭz′ərd)
n.
Any of numerous squamate reptiles often classified in the suborder Lacertilia, characteristically having a scaly elongated body with a tapering tail, four legs, movable eyelids, and external ear openings.

lizard

any member of the reptilian order Lacertilia, the majority of which possess a long scaly body and tail, and four obvious limbs.
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They may not usually grab headlines or trend in social media compared with well-known biodiversity stars like whales or eagles, but lizards play a significant role in the environment.
The research team ran the most extensive phylogenetic analysis of Cretaceous lizards ever conducted and showed that all known Cretaceous species were more closely related to each other than to any modern lineage.
The find is the fourth Microraptor fossil with preserved stomach contents, but it is the first time that shows microraptors also ate lizards.  These creatures preyed on mammals, birds, and fish as evidenced by previously studied fossils.
Balkan green lizards are commonly found in Greece, are well known for their striking green colour, and are not dangerous.
Balkan green lizards are commonly found in Greece and are well known for their striking green colour.
For example, ectotherms, like lizards, alter their daily behaviors according to temperature variation as they grow, reproduce, and survive.
Individual game tickets go on sale Saturday for the New York Lizards' 2019 season, featuring eight home games at Hofstra's Shuart Stadium.
People who own pet lizards are being warned to be on the look out for spiders that could endanger their pets.
WASHINGTON -- Tropical lizards have a stick-to-itiveness in high wind that puts TV weather reporters to shame.
Lizards in Pakistan are represented by eight families: Agamidae, Chamaeleonidae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Uromastycidae and Varanidae (Khan, 2006).
Towards the end of May/June, tiny lizards of one-and-a-half to two inches in size would crawl all over the place.