Mexican bearded lizard born at Busch Gardens


Busch Gardens announced today a Mexican Bearded Lizard was born at the park on January 16, 2011. The baby lizard was named “Gaspar” by the Zoo Staff to honor Tampa’s annual pirate festival, Gasparilla. Here’s some facts about Mexican Bearded Lizards:

  • One of to venomous lizards in North America
  • Lifespan is around 30 years
  • Average size is between 30-36 inches
  • Average weight is 3.5-6 pounds

Check out the photos below.

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