Featured Critter – Hernandez’s Short-horned Lizard

The Hernandez’s short-horned lizard is a squat and oval-shaped reptile that is often mistakenly called a horny toad. Its primary food source is ants, eating hundreds of them each day. If threatened, this lizard can play dead, puff itself up to twice its normal size, or even squirt blood from its eyes.

See the Featured Critter Guide for more information on this lizard.

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