Reptiles have been in existence ever since planet earth came into existence. There are many of these largest lizards that have disappeared into history over a period of time. But even today there are some of these large lizards that still exist from the golden period.
Let us take a peek at the largest lizards still existing in the world now. One of the largest lizards belongs to the Varanidae category of crocodiles having the scientific name Varanus Salvadorii and measures 6 meters in length.
Next comes the Blue Iguana holding the scientific name Cyclura Lewisi and measuring 4.6 meters in length. Another Varanidae category reptile is the Komodo Dragon that measures 3.13 meters.
There are many lizards in the Varanidae family with Water Monitor, Monitor Lizards and Nile Monitor which measures 3 meters, 2.74 meters and 2.4 meters respectively. In the Iguanidae category of reptiles we can find two species namely the Green Iguana and Iguana which measures 2 meters and 1.8 meters in that order.
Next we have the Tuatara having the scientific name of Sphenodon with a length of 0.8 meters and belonging to the Sphenodontidae family. Another largest lizard is the Geckos measuring about 0.6 meters in length and having the scientific name of Gekkonidae.