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Everything Fortnite does to improve on the Battlegrounds formula is a concession to no greater ideal than the lizard-brain impulses that the modern games industry has thoroughly mapped out.
Critics, including biologists, ecologists and herpetologists, say gassing kills rodents and lizards that occupy the underground dens along with the snakes, and causes environmental pollution.
Men are about twice as likely to be problem gamblers as women, and parting such men from their money has ever depended on keeping their lizard brains engaged.
The dingo-free side of the fence is great for kangaroos, emus, and other dingo food—but this abundance comes at a cost, with much less biodiversity of small mammals, lizards, and grasses.
Patients have included dogs and cats, of course, but also a bearded dragon lizard, a hamster, a hedgehog and a pot-bellied pig.
It has been restored with 500,000 native trees, and lizards, seabirds and other native birds have been translocated, Friends of Mana Island said.
One study found a population of 3,000 wild pigs annually consumes 3.16 million reptiles and amphibians - snakes, lizards, salamanders, frogs, turtle eggs.
American bullfrogs, native to the eastern United States, are hopping around Northern California ponds, gobbling up lizards, snakes, bats and birds – anything that fits in their mouths.
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Origin and Etymology of lizard
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of lizard for English Language Learners
: a type of reptile that has four legs and a long body and tail
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