Gallery description : gila monster

The average weight is 1.3-2.2kg (3-5lbs). These reptiles usually live 20-30 years. Gila Monster (heloderma suspectum) usually has a size 30-60cm (12-24in). The maximum speed it can reach is 24km/h (15mph). Gila Monster is a reptile that lives in shrubland, desert and woodland. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore.

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Facts about gila monsters
NameGila Monster
Life Span20-30 years
Size30-60cm (12-24in)
Weight1.3-2.2kg (3-5lbs)
HabitatShrubland, desert and woodland
Main PreyEggs, small mammals, birds and reptiles
KingdomAnimalia
GenusHeloderma
ColourTan, brown, black, grey, white
ClassReptilia
DietCarnivore
Top Speed24km/h (15mph)
LifestyleSolitary
TypeReptile
PhylumChordata
FamilyHelodermatidae
Skin TypeScales
Average Clutch Size8
PredatorsHumans, coyotes, birds of prey
OrderSquamata
Conservation StatusThreatened
Scientific NameHeloderma suspectum
Image Details
Description Gila monster. Gila Monster Animals | Amazing Facts & Latest Pictures | The Wildlife
Width 1287 pixels
Heigh 955 pixels
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