Source: U.S. National Park Service, Tumacarcori National
The Gila monster and the Mexican beaded lizard are two types of
poisonous (venomous) lizards found in North America. These large, thick-bodied lizards
have short, stubby limbs. They live in desert regions of the southwestern
United States and northern Mexico.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
Current as of
June 6, 2012
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June 06, 2012
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