beaded lizard

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Related to beaded lizards: Helodermatidae, Heloderma suspectum
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Noun1.beaded lizard - lizard with black and yellowish beadlike scalesbeaded lizard - lizard with black and yellowish beadlike scales; of western Mexico
venomous lizard - any of two or three large heavy-bodied lizards; only known venomous lizards
genus Heloderma, Heloderma - type genus of the Helodermatidae; American venomous lizards
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The centre is involved in a number of captive breeding programmes and this week staff celebrated after venomous beaded lizards hatched.
These include Rio Fuerte Beaded Lizards, Grey Mouse Lemurs, Geoffroy's marmosets and African Spurred Tortoises.
The Guatemalan beaded lizard (Heloderma horridum charlesbogerti) is the most recently discovered population of the species and also is among the rarest and most endangered subspecies of lizard.