Desert lizards have gained popularity as pets and study animals. Within this book there are specific chapters on simulating desert environments in captivity, feeding, and captive propagation.
Detailed species accounts for spiny-tailed lizards, horned lizards, chuckawallas, desert iguanas, collared lizards, and geckos include discussions about taxonomy, natural history, care in captivity, and
reproduction. With 60 color photos and 14 tables, the book contains current husbandry and reproductive information as well as new data for some of the desert lizard species found in private collections.