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Horny Lizard
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Regal Horned Lizard
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Phrynosomatidae
Genus:
Phrynosoma

The Horned lizards (Phrynosoma) are a genus of lizard wlives in dry areas and deserts of North America. The female horned lizard lays her eggs in a hole in the ground.

Diet

The horned lizard eats mostly ants or other crawling insects.

Description

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

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