Caiman Lizard, The Best Pet Lizard?

The caiman lizard (Dracaena guianensis) is, without question, one of the coolest lizards on planet Earth. But is it the best pet lizard, and is it the right pet for you?


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0:30 Caiman Lizards get an overall score of 2.4 out of 5.

0:42 Score criteria: Handleability, Care, Hardiness, Availability, Upfront Costs.

0:55 Handleability: How well does a Caiman Lizard do with handling?

4:09 Care: What is involved with caring for Caiman Lizards?

8:00 Hardiness: How hardy are Caiman Lizards?

8:57 Availability: How easy is it to obtain a Caiman Lizard?

9:39 Upfront Costs: How much does it cost to get setup with a Caiman Lizard?

10:39 Conclusion: Caiman Lizards deserve an overall score of 2.4.

12:00 Bloopers, out-takes, silliness.