A Wary Green Lizard
What Eats A Lizard? Photo:Moise Nicu

What eats a lizard?

What do lizards eat?

There are many kinds, or species, of lizards, and most of them have a lot of predators, or natural enemies.

Many kinds of birds eat small lizards. Larger birds of prey such as hawks, owls and eagles hunt, kill and eat lizards. Snakes also eat them, as do many species of mammals such as weasels. Lizards even eat other lizards, with larger lizards eating smaller ones.

Life is not easy for most kinds of lizards.

As for, what does a lizard eat?—most eat vegetation and insects. A few eat amphibians and other small animals, and a few others eat carrion, or dead animals.