The Gila Monster looks like it has dots his
skin. He is a little bit like a snake because
his mouth is the same size as them. His skin
looks pretty rough. His head is the shape of
a potato. He is really big. His scales are
black and yellow. The Gila Monster looks
like a small Komodo Dragon.
One of the Gila Monsters predators is the
beaded lizard. The Beaded lizard is
venomous. It attacks the Gila Monster
with this venom.
The Gila Monster defense itself by biting
it’s predators with his venom. The Gila
Monsters venom is located in the lower
jaw. The Gila Monster has spots,
blotches, or bands of pink, orange, or
yellow which probably warn other
animals to stay away.
Did you know that
the female Gila
Monster can lay up
to 12 eggs over
winter in the ground
and hatch ten
months later in the
next spring. The
hatchlings are about
Did you know that the Gila
Monster can live up to 20 years
or more in the zoo.
Most Gila Monsters live in
the desert. Some Gila
Monsters hide in rocks.
In the desert it meats it’s
needs. It finds, food, and
shelter. The Gila Monster
is one of the only two
venomous species in the
world. Most of the Gila
Monsters are also found
in southwestern united
states and Mexico. They
live in dry places. They
also live in the under
Gila Monsters eat
birds, lizards, frogs,
eggs and insects.
Did you know the Gila Monster was 20
feet long? The Gila Monster is also