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Yellow Spotted Lizard
Holes is a young adult novel written by Louis Sachar and first published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book centers around an unlucky teenage boy named Stanley Yelnats, who is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile corrections facility in a desert in Texas, after being falsely accused of theft. The plot explores the history of the area and how the actions of several characters in the past have affected Stanley's life in the present. These interconnecting stories touch on themes such as racism, homelessness, illiteracy, and arranged marriage. The book was both a critical and commercial success. Much of the praise for the book has centered around its complex plot, interesting characters, and representation of people of color and incarcerated youth. It won the U.
Each lizard has yellow eyes, black teeth, red-rimmed eyelids, a milky white tongue, greenish skin, and exactly 11 spots; however, it is a common legend that you get close enough to count the spots, you will die. Interestingly, onions are a strong repellant for these lizards. Stanley Yelnats IV and Zero Hector Zeroni were both saved by that fact after eating a large number of onions, the same method Sam used, resulting in them smelling of onions. This prevented the lizards from biting them, despite being swarmed by them. After Camp Green Lake was shut down and turned to Mr Sir 's chagrin into a Girl Scout camp, the Girl Scouts were instructed to eat plenty of onions, likely as a safety measure.
They are divided into two subspecies, Lepidophyma flavimaculatum Obscurum and Lepidophyma flavimaculatum flavimaculatum. Yellow spotted lizards are one among the night lizards.
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The yellow-spotted lizard – really so dangerous?
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The dangerous yellow-spotted lizard is described. The lizards have eleven yellow spots, which are hard to see on their yellow-green body. They have black teeth, and white tongues. They like to live in holes, which offer them shade, and they can leap out of even very deep holes in order to attack their prey. In addition to small animals, insects, and cactus thorns, the lizards like to eat sunflower seeds. Stanley, exhausted after digging his first hole, returns to camp.