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Rio Fuerte Beaded Lizard
The beaded lizard is the bigger, badder, cousin of the Gila Monster. They are longer, heavier, more powerful, and more venomous than Gila Monsters. Heloderma are the living dragons of North America. The Beaded Lizard, despite it's large size, is a very skilled climber and will readily scale vertical rock walls or trees in order to raid a bird nest.