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Guatemalan Beaded Lizard

The Guatemalan beaded lizard is a species of venomous lizards founds in the desert regions of Guatemala. With their population being critically endangered, these are extremely rare lizards. It is believed that, at present, fewer than 200 individuals live in the wild. There is very little information about this lizard species.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Family Helodermatidae
    Genus Heloderma
    Species H. charlesbogerti
    Scientific Name Heloderma charlesbogerti

    Other Names Motagua Valley beaded lizard
    Length 57 to 91 cm (22 to 36 in)
    Coloration Black body with white to light gray spots
    Distribution Guatemala
    Habitat Desert regions
    Diet Birds, bird and iguana eggs, insects like beetles and crickets
    Venom Fact Venomous
    Breeding Season Unknown
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Conservation Status Critically Endangered

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    Published on September 4th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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