Knight Anole

Anolis equestris

Large adhesive toe pads enable the anole to climb smooth vertical surfaces, a helpful adaptation for an animal that lives in the tops of trees. Knight anoles are native to Cuba and have been introduced to Florida.

Fact File

lengthLength: 1 to 1.7 ft
life expectancyLife Expectancy: 10 yrs
habitatHabitat: Forest
dietDiet: Insects and smaller lizards