The wonder was that he had been able to do so much after the terrible shock of the Gila monster poison.
There was a time when his reputation for evil was second only to that of the Gila monster.
I am of the opinion his death was in part caused by the effects of the poison of the Gila monster.
Amidon looked at the stiff document as if it had been a Gila monster on toast.
In captivity the Gila monster begins to slough about January and continues this process during several months.
Among Reptiles it is found in certain lizards, as in Heloderma suspectum, the Gila monster (Fig. 322).
Do you know why a Gila monster flops on his back when he bites?
The Gila monster (pronounced Hee-la) has a thick body with short limbs and a short tail.
It is the largest lizard found there except the Gila monster which will be described later.
After a time Lennon noticed that the Gila monster had crawled up on a little sand ridge in the full glare of the mid-day sun.
Heloderma suspectum, 1877, American English, from Gila River, which runs through its habitat in Arizona. The river name probably is from an Indian language, but it is unknown now which one, or what the word meant in it.