Scientific Name: Heloderma horridum horridum
Found In: Western Mexico/Woodlands, dry forests, and scrublands
Size: Adults average between 2.5 to 3 feet in length and weigh 3 to 9 pounds.
Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of rodents, birds, small reptiles, amphibians, eggs, insects, and carrion.
Threat Level: Threatened. Habitat loss and the exotic pet trade are the major threats to this species.
Facts: This species is venomous and has special grooved teeth to deliver the venom into its prey.