7 of the World’s Most Dangerous Lizards

By Manish Choudhary

1. Komodo Dragon

Big lizard from Indonesia. Has a strong bite and bacteria in its mouth. 

2. Nile Monitor 

From Africa. Fierce predator that can attack humans. 

3. Gila Monster 

Lives in the U.S. and Mexico. Has venomous bite. 

4. Mexican Beaded Lizard 

Similar to Gila Monster. Found in Mexico. Also has venom. 

5. Australian Lace Monitor 

Big lizard from Australia. Can hurt with its bites and claws. 

6. Crocodile Monitor 

Lives in New Guinea. Very long lizard with sharp teeth and claws. 

7. Black Tree Monitor 

Found in Indonesia. Has sharp claws and teeth, can hurt if provoked.