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Gila monster

Gila monster

(Science: zoology) a large tuberculated lizard (heloderma suspectum) native of the dry plains of arizona, new Mexico, etc. It is the only lizard known to have venomous teeth.


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Most venomous animal

... considered venomous, the Beaded Lizard (Heloderma horridurn), and the Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum). Although not strictly venomous, the bite of a Komodo Dragon ...

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by baikuza
Wed Jan 03, 2007 5:45 am
 
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yes they are

... of the lower jaw. It is the exact same gland as the venom gland of the gila monster. The venom produced by a varanid lizard also shares many toxins with the gila monster, ...

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by venomdoc
Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:44 pm
 
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Topic: Are monitors venomous?
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