I look like a lizard but I’m actually an amphibian.

That’s because I breathe through my skin like frogs and toads. I like to live near a pond or lake as like all amphibians I need wet skin all the time. If I get scared I can shed a limb like an arm and grow it back.

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Class

Amphibian

Order

Caudata

Food Group

Carnivore

Body Clock

Nocturnal

Average Life Span

Up to 20 years

Weight

50 to 125g

Length

10 to 20cm (mostly)

Special Ability

Can regenerate lost limbs and even new lens or retina in the eye