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ANOLE LIZARD

ANOLE LIZARD

(Anolis carolinensis)

Description

Also commonly known as the ‘green anole’, these lizards are usually emerald green in colour but can change to brown in order to hide from danger or communicate with others. They spend most of their lives in the trees, bushes and in urban areas, on the sides of buildings. Sticky pads on their feet allow them to climb well.

Habitat & Distribution

This arboreal lizard can be found in trees and bushes in Caribbean islands and Southern USA.

Diet

Small invertebrates including beetles, flies and spiders.

Conservation Status

Least concern.