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TEXAS ALLIGATOR LIZARD (Gerrhonotus liocephalus): SPECIES ACCOUNT

These lizards live in North, Central, and South America, Europe, and Asia. They also make their homes on many islands of the West Indies. One species, the Moroccan glass lizard, lives in northern Africa.

Most of these lizards live on land and on the ground's surface, but they often remain in leaf piles, under stones, or in some other hiding spot. A few make their homes underground, and some spend much of their time in trees. While many species live in moist, low-lying areas, some live high in mountain forests or in dry and shrubby deserts.

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almost 3 years ago

The article says that galliwasp is extinct but that is not true. I live in Jamaica and did not know of this creature until I become a man. A relative of mine actually killed one in my yard and showed it to me. I have been seeing them ever since and that is what caused me to comment because I saw one immediately before I wrote this and was wondering if it is poisonous; hence my research led me to this page. I live in Spanish town

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about 5 years ago

oh yeah, boss yuh nuh haffi fraid a nutten a jamaica but bees, wasp, scorpion and forty leg , not even snake. One of the few places in the world that can say that. but sometimes crococdile

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about 5 years ago

sounds like a croaking lizard, if its all over your house. ground lizards don't usually climb but can get big too, nearly one foot long. slow snake like movements also sound like croaking lizard

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about 5 years ago

sounds like a croaking lizard, if its all over your house. ground lizards don't usually climb but can get big too, nearly one foot long. slow snake like movements also sound like croaking lizard

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about 6 years ago

We live in an unfinished house in the hills of Kingston Jamaica.
We started excavating 4" below the soil around the house dressing with cement to paint.
I noticed I had a large brown lizard in my pantry. I am not scared of lizards.
Last night this lizard (i hope it was the same one although it looked smaller) was on my kitchen counter by my stove while cooking. I screemed It slithered like a snake bu;t was a lizard. This creeped me out big time. My husband used a tin of bagon on him and he fell behind the kitchen cupboard. Hopefully he is dead and I see no more. My mother tells me they bite and the bite kills. Is my family in danger?