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Agamas
Chameleons
Iguanas
Anoles
Geckoes
Legless Lizards
Tegus
Lacertids
Skinks
Anguids
Gilas & Beadeds
Monitors
Other Lizards

Herpetological publication links (PDF):

Fuller, Baverstock, & King. 1998. Biogeographic origins of goannas (Varanidae): a molecular perspective. Mol. Phyl. Evo. 9(2): 294-307.

Ibrahim. 2002. Activity area, movement patterns, and habitat use of the desert monitor, Varanus griseus... African J Herpetology 51(1): 35-45.

Thompson & Pianka. 1999. Reproductive ecology of the black-headed goanna Varanus tristus (Squamata: Varanidae). J Royal Soc. Western Australia 82: 27-31.

Thompson, Pianka, & de Boer. 1999. Body temperatures of an arboreal monitor lizard, Varanus tristis (Squamata: Varanidae), during the breeding season. Amphibia-Reptilia 20: 82-88.

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