Heloderma horridum horridum
The beaded lizard is one of only a few species of venomous lizards. Named for its bead-like bumpy texture, the beaded lizard uses its venom to paralyze its prey. The venom is injected through its grooved teeth by repeated biting.
Where to see them:
2.3 to 3.3 ft
Small animals, such as birds, rodents and insects, and eggs
Species at Risk (IUCN—Vulnerable)