This monitor lizard coloring pages resource will certainly entice the inner reptile obsession among kids. This free printable sheet contains some information about a lizard for kids to memorize. Monitor lizards are large lizards consisting of about 80 species. They are indigenous to Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Only one type of monitor lizard survives in America as an invasive species. The physical characteristics include long necks, claws, well-developed limbs, and powerful tails. Komodo dragons are the largest among all species. Most monitor lizards are land reptiles, but some are arboreal and semiaquatic. Many species of these animals are carnivorous and feed on smaller reptiles, birds, fish, eggs, insects, and little mammals. A few species eat fruit and vegetation, although it varies on the type of environment in which they live. Monitor lizards are one of the popular reptiles that people like to keep as pets.
Did you know? Some lizards, such as chameleons, can change their color according to the background. It helps them to blend in the background to protect themselves from predators.