I know a lizard was hiding in a certain place and unable to get rid of it.

I kept garlic, onion and naphthalene balls as some suggested but no use.

Either i would need to know a use and throw way to catch the lizard or need to place something to avoid it.

Pls help me with suggestion.


  • What's the lizard doing to bother you? Sep 20 '17 at 4:17
  • Sprayed solutions of hot sauce are widely recommended for lizard problems, but capsaicin, the hot stuff, irritates mostly mammals, not birds or reptiles or insects. look elsewhere. Jun 16 '18 at 23:27
  • glue stick boards resolves the problem as i know the places where lizards will go
    – Kathir
    Sep 3 '18 at 17:40
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    Do you prefer the bugs that the lizard is eating ? Jan 4 '19 at 22:18

The simplest solution is a small live animal trap. Havahart is the most common brand and is widely available in hardware stores with an agricultural bent.

If it's a salamander rather than an actual lizard you may need to cover the trap so it's dark and inviting enough. That's an educated guess; I'm not an herpetologist.


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