Litters per Year:
1 every 2 years
# of Young Born:
2 - 12
Diurnal in spring, nocturnal in summer, and hibernates in winter.
Gila monsters can be mainly found in southern and western Arizona. They are also known to be in the areas that immediately surround Arizona.
(carnivore) feeds on nestling mammals, nestling birds, the eggs of birds and reptiles, lizards, and carrion.
Gila Monsters store fat in their tails. 4 or 5 meals may be enough to sustain them for an entire year.
They are 1 of only 2 venomous lizards in the world. Venom secreted from glands in the lower jaw is delivered through grooves in their teeth.