The chuckwalla is the second largest southwest desert lizard. The chuckwalla is a rock dwelling reptile that uses rocks as shelter and a place to bask in the sun.
- To help rid the body of excess salt, they "sneeze" salt from their bodies.
- This lizard is able to change colors somewhat according to changes in light, temperature, etc.
- They mainly browse on a wide variety of leaves, flowers, buds, and fruit, but consume insects sometimes.
|Range||Southwestern North America and Central America|
|Conservation status||Least Concern|