Origin: L. Timidus, fr. Timere to fear; cf. Skr. Tam to become breathless, to become stupefief: cf. F. Timide.
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... be a new lizard has caused it. A gravid female will also start getting really defensive. A long time with no handling will make them more and more timid so if you come back in like a week it will only be worse. Just pick it up calmly and make sure it knows youre not trying to do anything to it.
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