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Rainforest

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There are many different types of lizards that live in the rainforest such ____________ iguanas, ____________ chameleons ____________ water dragons. The basilisk lizard ____________ very interesting because it can sprint across water, the chameleon can ____________ its colors to become camouflaged against a background and there are even lizards that can "fly" by stretching out flaps of skin and gliding between trees. Probably the best know lizard of the rainforest is the iguana, ____________ on the right, especially since it is popular as a ____________ The iguana can be found in all areas of ____________ rainforest. It is an excellent swimmer and will ____________ into water when it feels threatened. The iguana lays eggs to reproduce and their young ____________ forage on the forest floor eating invertebrates such ____________ ____________ worms and snail. Adults feed mostly on plants but occasionally will ____________ small mammals. Iguanas are actually eaten in various countries and ____________ are considered ____________ delicacy by many. The Gecko ____________ in the rainforest as well and ____________ have many adaptations that are excellent for ____________ in the rainforest. ____________ one thing the gecko's feet has ridges on the base so that it can climb straight up ____________ and even upside down across ceilings. ____________ geckos ____________ have prehensile tails so that they can grasp branches and other objects. ____________ are ____________ active at night so they do not have bright colored skin although geckos that are active during the day have brighter colors. ____________ geckos eat insects but there are some species that will ____________ small mammals and birds ____________ others feed on nectar. Geckos are really beneficial because ____________ eat a variety of insects as well as ____________ eggs.


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