Questions tagged [lizards]

General tag for all lizards (bearded dragons, chameleons, geckos, anoles, etc.)

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How do I get my baby blue tongue skinks to get used to being held?

When ever I try to pick them up they tend to run away. They have never hissed or bitten me, but I would like to be able to hold them.
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How to "re-tame" my captive shingleback

I have had my pet shingleback for a few years now, kept in an inside enclosure. I purchased the lizard of a breeder who had frequently handled the lizard and had it well tamed. For the first 12 ...
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House gecko for sustainable basement insect control?

I'm playing with the idea of getting a house gecko and letting it live in my basement to feed on any insects it may come across. I'd like to keep a small controlled habitat for it but leave it open ...
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What is the rough oxygen consumption of a common garden skink?

I've found no information online - what's the average oxygen consumption of the common garden skink? It's a small 10cm lizard. Even a very rough estimate would be helpful.