Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Agama lizards are mainly insectivores, which means they eat insects like ants, crickets, and flies.
  • The agama lizard's tongue is covered in a sticky mucus which makes it easier to catch flies.
  • Agama lizards hunt the swarms of flies that gather around sleeping lions.

Curriculum keywords

  • Animals
  • Adaptation
  • Food chains

Spark a discussion

  • What does the agama lizard eat?
  • How does the agama lizard catch insects?
  • Why does the agama lizard hunt near lions?

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