There's a lizard mentioned in the book "Holes" by Louis Sachar that is called the yellow-spotted lizard. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ecozone_Nearctic.svg, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ecozone_Neotropic.svg, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000055, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GAZ_00000071, http://eol.org/schema/terms/EcomorphologicalGuild, http://eol.org/schema/terms/groundDwelling, http://eol.org/schema/terms/Belizean_pine_forests, https://www.worldwildlife.org/ecoregions/nt0302, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/RO_0002303, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000204, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000050, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/RO_0002445, http://eol.org/schema/terms/population_trend, http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/RO_0002458. Complete unit on non-chronological reports aimed at KS2 pupils using a 3 stage approach including learning a model text; innovating and inventing. The color of their tongue is milky white and teeth, black. The yellow-spotted lizard is named after the two rows of yellow dots that run down its sides. The color of their abdomen is also yellow. The underbelly of the lizard is pale yellow. Yellow Spotted Night Lizard relies on running to move around. They are divided into two subspecies, Lepidophyma flavimaculatum Obscurum and Lepidophyma flavimaculatum flavimaculatum.

The yellow-spotted lizard (Lepidophyma flavimaculatum), lives in a habitat that extends from Texas to central Mexico, and is a nocturnal lizard. The actual lizards used in the film were actually Bearded Dragons, which are harmless and nonvenomous. Yellow spotted lizards are one among the night lizards. There is not much information about their care in captivity, and it is not easy to maintain them. (5.00 in).

They are divided into two subspecies, Lepidophyma flavimaculatum Obscurum and Lepidophyma flavimaculatum flavimaculatum. Family:     Xantusiidae Luckily they need not go in search of their mates. Their teeth are black and razor sharp, tongue milky white and eyes red in color.

This example fact file/non-chronological report is written using information about Gila Monsters and Bearded Dragons with also information given from the text. However, on the head, the skin texture is slightly different, resembling the skin of a snake. They grow to  12.69cm.

Individuals can grow to 86.92 g. Yellow Spotted Night Lizard has sexual reproduction. Used as a writing example in Year 5. Almost all available specimens available in the pet trade are those caught in the wild and they are most likely stressed and parasite ridden. They grow to 12.69cm.

The length of a eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'pet_lizard_com-box-4','ezslot_0',264,'0','0']));yellow spotted lizard ranges from 2 ½ “ to 5”. Reproduction is dioecious. The tail has bands of overlapping scales, which are sharp, and spines. As their name implies, their back is deep brown or black, spotted with yellow dots. In the book, that lizard is aggressive and venomous; however, that's not the case in reality. Reptiles make great pets and can even show a lot of personality. eval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'pet_lizard_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_3',341,'0','0'])); Species:        L. flavimaculatum Most of the time, you see them amidst rotten logs, on the floor of the forest, or beneath leaf litter. They are introverted and likely to bite when touched. It is an insectivore. Kingdom:   Animalia Even the shape of the head is similar to a snake's head. Our articles are free for you to copy and distribute.

They are so small that their bites will not have a grave effect, even though when their sharp teeth pierce you, you will shed few drops of blood. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. ¦        Reproduction is dioecious. Yellow spotted lizards are one among the night lizards. The length of these yellow spotted lizard ranges from 6 to ten inches and eleven spots cover its back. Over twenty lizards squeeze themselves into a single hole.

The yellow spotted lizard inhabits the tropical and subtropical rain forests of Central America. We have used our class novel (Holes) to find out as much as we can and have drafted our points ready to edit next week. Phylum:     Chordata Each lizard has yellow eyes, black teeth, red-rimmed eyelids, a milky white tongue, greenish skin, and exactly 11 spots. The Yellow Spotted Lizard is a venomous creature that inhabits the arid wasteland of Green Lake.

The yellow-spotted lizardeval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'pet_lizard_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_1',323,'0','0'])); (Lepidophyma flavimaculatum),  lives in a habitat that extends from Texas to central Mexico, and  is a nocturnal lizard. It is an insectivore. Thus, if a yellow- spotted lizard bites you, your death will be slow and agonizingly painful”. Their flat bodies and heads enable them to squeeze into narrow cracks. All resources and texts have been created by me. Lepidophyma flavimaculatum (Yellow Spotted Night Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family night lizards. Why the Ads? They have yellow bellies generally with brown blotches. Make sure to give www.learnaboutnature.com credit for the article. The food of these poisonous lizards residing in the Camp Green Lake is blood they are tremendously dangerous. However, it is a common legend that when you get close enough to count the spots, you will die. This prevented the lizards from biting them, despite being swarmed by them. As such, these yellow spotted lizards are not the right pets for beginners or midway keepers. Nine Bearded Dragon lizards were on call for the parts of the lizards in the film. Yellow-Spotted Lizard Fact File Example.

Order:        Squamata

The spotted However, they say that,  contrary to this, these lizards are not poisonous. This resource hasn't been reviewed. Stanley Yelnats IV and Zero (Hector Zeroni) were both saved by that fact after eating a large number of onions, the same method Sam used, resulting in them smelling of onions. Information taken from the book Holes by Louis Sachar. The Yellow Spotted Lizard is a venomous creature that inhabits the arid wasteland of Green Lake. Yellow Spotted Night Lizard relies on running to move around. They find prey remaining in their microhabitats; Sometimes, the yellow spotted lizards come into sight to hunt, in necessity. However, it is a common legend that when you get close enough to count the spots, you will die. In any case, they deliver the  juvenile live, and do not hatch them from eggs. A non-toxic children's finger paint was used on the lizards to make them appear bright in color and computers helped create some of the lizard action and production created fake life-like lizards for some of the other scenes. Interestingly, onions are a strong repellent for these lizards.

All Rights Reserved. There are a few where males are present, in these cases, they reproduce sexually. How Can I Help? According to the book,”holes,”these yellow spotted lizards store enough deadly venom, to kill you. The head of the yellow spotted lizard appears like that  of a snake, and  it is smooth, whereas they have a tough skin covering their body. The humidity ranges from 70 to 85 % and the temperature from 71 to 86°F. On their tail the yellow spots are alternatively thin and faint bands. Most of the yellow-spotted night lizards  are females who reproduce through parthenogenesis The eggs develop without fertilization.. Their color is approximately black and they  have an array of yellow spots distributed throughout their sides, extending from the tip of their snouts to their rear flanks. Frequent consumption of onion or plants connected to onions  very efficiently ward off the lizards, this is because they dislike onions. It is found in the Nearctic and the Neotropics. Still, few of them dwell in crevices and under rocks. This week, we have been writing non-chronological reports about yellow-spotted lizards. Friday 22nd March, 2019. Very few keepers rear Yellow spotted lizards as pets. After Camp Green Lake was shut down and turned (to Mr.Sir's chagrin) into a Girl Scout camp, the Girl Scouts were instructed to eat plenty of onions, likely as a safety measure. Lepidophyma flavimaculatum (Yellow Spotted Night Lizard) is a species of Squamata in the family night lizards. Topic is the ancient Maya so there are links to this but could be adapted to any topic. ¦        © Learn About Nature. Yet, apart from depending on human blood for survival, these reptiles’ diet includes certain cactus thorns, shells of sunflower seeds, small animals and tarantulas. Class:      Reptilia Individuals can grow to 86.92 g. Yellow Spotted Night Lizard has sexual reproduction. https://holes.fandom.com/wiki/Yellow_Spotted_Lizard?oldid=8040. EOL has data for 20 attributes, including: Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Yellow-spotted Night Lizard. These lizards have an isolated  population because they stay in their microhabitats. The yellow-spotted night lizards are microhabitat specialists. The yellow spotted lizards are small crooks. © 2020 pet-lizard.com - All rights reserved. Because the yellow-spotted lizard is a fictional reptile, they had to research information about other similar lizards in order to find credible facts to include in …

lizard’s diet chiefly consists of ants, flies, spiders, centipedes, and scorpions. Genus:        Lepidophyma This implies that they stay near or in the same spot all their lives. The campers at  the Camp Green Lake dig several holes and the Yellow-spotted lizards use these to stay there to protect themselves from the powerful burning sun and from bird predatory. Binomial name:        Lepidophyma flavimaculatum. Their yellow-spotted body is slender and long. A Yellow Spotted Lizard is incredibly venomous enough to bite any person with enough venom to cause a slow and painful death, with no known antivenom and a 100% fatality rate.

The head is flattened, with eyes on either side. Yellow Spotted Lizards (Bearded Dragons). Each lizard has yellow eyes, black teeth, red-rimmed eyelids, a milky white tongue, greenish skin, and exactly 11 spots. After reading the book ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar, Year 6 have written non-chronological reports about the yellow-spotted lizard. The skin ranges from dark brown to black and is rough in texture. It is found in the Nearctic and the Neotropics. Even if they are very dangerous, there is an easy way to ward off them off using  onion. We find them in the Pacific coastal areas and along the Atlantics at heights of 2,265 feet.