Horned lizard

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Horny Lizard
Regal Horned Lizard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Family: Phrynosomatidae
Genus: Phrynosoma

The Horned Lizard lives in dry areas and deserts of North America. The female horned lizard lays her eggs in a hole in the ground.

Diet[change | edit source]

The horned lizard eats mostly ants or other crawling insects.

Description[change | edit source]

The horned lizard has strong armor to protect it from its enemies. It has pointed scales, as well as horns behind its head.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Morris, Neil; Hilary Bird, Paul Kilgour, Jenny Sharman (1998). Children's First Encyclopedia. Italy. pp. 144. ISBN 1-84084-332-2.