This Guy’s Pet Lizard Is Just As Loyal As Your Dog

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If your childhood was anything like mine, you played Super Mario Brothers in the 90’s and wished you had a pet Yoshi. Well, get ready to meet someone who made those dreams come true. YouTube user Dave Durham shows us how compassionate his lizard is, and proves that lizards can both recognize and respond to their name being called.

As per Dave Durham

My hands are dirty because I couldn’t wash them at work due to the finger time clock that wouldn’t let me off work if I washed my hands! Buddy greets me just like a dog!! Since so many people dont believe how tame Buddy is,I suggest you watch ” The Master of Reptiles” on this channel to see how tame and trained Buddy is. Remember “The Master Of Reptiles”.


Seriously just check out the smile on this guy:

Watch the entire video and check out the warm greeting Dave gets from this gigantic lizard. He interacts with it just like you would with your dog- would you ever consider getting a pet like this?



Lizards are often the first pet reptile for a lot of folks. They are the closest reptile that looks like a dinosaur and they don’t carry the innate fear that snakes bring to certain people. Lizards can make great display animals and depending on the species, can be regularly handled. Here we present to you five great beginner friendly lizards in no particular order.


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This cool lizard boasts a colorful neck pouch and is a great choice for novice reptile pet parents.


Bearded dragon

They’re gentle pets and also a good choice if you’re new to reptiles. Beardies enjoy being picked up and eat all sorts of food including crickets, worms and veggies.


Leopard gecko

They are calm and easy to handle. These lizards are nocturnal and prefer to have caves to hide in during the day.


Water dragon

This attractive lizard has skin made up of different shades of green and a glamorous head-to-tail crest.


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