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Canadian Skink Lovers Rejoice as Northern Prairie Skink Gets Extra Protections

USARK Reptile Super Show Pomona Recap

How Do Lizards Regrow Their Tails? Researchers Have Found the Answer

Flock of Flying Lizard Skeletons Found in Brazil

Celebrate World Lizard Day!

Green Anole Memes Go Viral

Oregon Grandma Performs CPR on Bearded Dragon and Saves Grandson’s Pet

Gecko Sex Satellite Loses Control with Russia's Mission Control

Comedian John Oliver has implored President Putin to #GoGetThoseGeckos

How to Breed Veiled Chameleons

Expert tips on breeding veiled chameleons, their breeding setup and care

Breeding the Collared Lizard

Collared lizards are very rewarding captives, and there is nothing cuter than newly hatched baby Crotaphytus.

Texas Horned Lizard in Decline

West Texas is only part of state where numbers of Phrynosoma cornutum are steady.

New Warty Indian Gecko Species Discovered at the National History Museum in London

Hemidactylus acanthopholis was discovered not in the forests of India's Western Ghats, but in London's Natural History Museum.

Nashville Zoo Debuts Komodo Dragon Exhibit

Two female Komodo dragons from the Los Angeles Zoo will be on display in temporary enclosures.

Asian Monitor Lizard Captured in Hawaii

The water monitor was probably a hitchhiker on a cargo plane from Malaysia.

The Memphis Zoo Welcomes Carl the King Cobra and a Prehensile-Tailed Skink

Carl, the king cobra is a new resident at the Memphis Zoo's Herpetarium.

Woman's Stolen Bearded Dragon Recovered Safely

Police investigation continues after they retrieve bearded dragon from Pomona, Calif. man.

Stunning New Gecko Species Discovered in India

The gecko, Cnemaspis Girii was named after noted Indian herpetologist Varad Giri.

Southern California Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Needs Protection, Group Says

Group says the lizard is disappearing due to agriculture and urban development.

What This Guy Found in His Beer Will Gross You Out

Man in Zimbabwe finds dead lizard in his beer.

The PA Fish and Boat Commission Needs You To Count Reptiles This Summer!

Count reptiles and amphibians in Pennsylvania and submit your data to the survey.

Insanely Colorful Lizard Species Discovered in Ecuador

The emerald-headed lizard is a ground dweller and lives among the leaf litter of the Santa Lucia Cloud Forest Reserve.

Families of Saudi Uromastyx Hunters Appeal For Their Release

Men were arrested after a photo showing a truckload of lizards went viral on the Internet.


The king of all lizards has been let loose with the release of Godzilla.

New Species of Horned Lizard Discovered in Southern Mexico

Newly described horned lizard has rough scales.

Oustalet’s Chameleon Care and Breeding

The Oustalet’s chameleon is one of the world’s largest, and adults can attain a maximum length of about 2 feet.

Hatch a Colorful Bearded Dragon

These medium-sized lizards are easy to care for, personable and often bond with their keepers.

Large Scale Uromastyx Hunting Condemned in Saudi Arabia

The Uromastyx is a popular food item in Saudi Arabia.

Breeding Green Water Dragons

Once green water dragons measure about 20 inches, they start breeding like crazy.

Golden Orb Spider Makes Meal of Gecko

Golden orb spiders are known to eat small reptiles and even birds that become entangled in their webs.

Centipede Eats Juvenile Nose-Horned Viper From Inside Out

Viper ate centipede alive, which proceeded to eat viper from inside out

Vietnamese Gecko Species Discovered Near Ho Chi Minh City

Cyrtodactylus thuongae is 78 millimeters in length and lives high in the Ba Den mountains

California's Island Night Lizard Removed from Endangered Species List

Xantusia riversiana has been on the Endangered Species List since 1977.

The Great 156-Year-Old Megalania Lizard Debate

Eleven feet or 20, Varanus priscus was a formidable lizard.

Former Animal Planet Wild Recon Host Sentenced to 2 Years Probation, $9,000 in Fines for Violating ESA

Donald Schultz admitted guilt in September 2013

Contestant Bites Head off Lizard on Discovery Channel Reality Show

Naked and Afraid contestant kills lizard and then yells "Take that Madagascar."

Iguana Tries For Hole in One at PGA Puerto Rico Open

Green iguana goes after golf ball on 16th green of Puerto Rico Open.

New Yorker Finds Green Anole Lizard Head in Her Kale Salad

Woman was about 1/4 done with her salad when she saw a lizard head in the corner of the bowl.

Aussies Trying to Determine if Newly Discovered Lizard is Endangered

Barrier range dragon may be restricted to rocky habitats.

Swedish Animal Park Hatches Two Gila Monsters

The two babies mark the first time Gila monsters were born in Europe.

Black and White Tegus Established in Tampa Bay, Fla.

More than 100 lizards seen in the wild in Hillsborough County.

Peru's Manú National Park World's Most Diverse for Reptiles and Amphibians

Manú National Park in Peru is home to 287 species of reptiles and amphibians.

Breeding Panther Chameleons

Expert tips on breeding Furcifer pardalis

Kingdom of Qatar Commissions Lizard Study

Lizards of the family Gekkonidae dominate the Qatari landscape.

Protections Sought for Yuman Desert Fringe-toed Lizard and 6 Other Herps

Center for Biological Diversity is suing USFWS to get protections for these southwestern U.S. herps.

Island Born Lizards Are Less Prone to Fleeing Than Those Found on Mainlands

Study confirms Darwin's notion that island prey animals are tamer than mainland counterparts.

Canadian Reptile Rescue Seeks Donations for Bigger Facility

Mike the Reptile Guy in Abbotsford , B.C. is looking for a larger facility for his rescue

Three Lizards Species Discovered in Peru

Three lizard species of the genus Liolaemus discovered in Peru.

Where Did All The Horny Toads Go?

Filmmaker Stefanie Leland in 2009 set out on a journey to find out the status of horned lizards

Breeding Australian Barking Geckos

Australian barking geckos (Underwoodisaurus milii) are prolific breeders when kept under ideal environmental conditions.

Breeding Australian Water Dragons

How to breed Physignathus lesueuerii

North American Lizards From the Sceloporus Genus

A guide to swift and spiny lizards.

Breeder's Choice

Albino Patternless Pilbara Knob-Tailed Gecko

Seeking Out The Fiji Crested Iguana

Take a journey to Yadua Taba, a Fiji island sanctuary of the critically endangered Brachylophus vitiensis.

Breeding Iguanas

Plan ahead to account for a female iguana's reproduction cycle.

All About Breeding Crested Gecko Morphs

Breeding tips for vibrant crested gecko morphs.

Golden Gecko Breeding

How to breed healthy Gekko ulikovskii.

Breeding Prehensile-Tailed Skinks

How to successfully breed the Solomon Island skink (Corucia zebrata).

Asian Water Monitors in Downtown Bangkok

To see Varanus salvator, look no further than Bangkok’s Lumphini Park.

Breeding the Flamboyant Frilled Dragon

Expert tips on breeding the frilled dragon.

Breeding Spiny-Tailed Iguanas of the Genus Ctenosaura

Bonus content from the October 2012 REPTILES magazine article “Spiny-Tailed Beauties.”

Leopard Gecko Lizards

Foster Reves gives tips on leopard gecko care and breeding.

Uromastyx Lizard

Uromastyx care and breeding information

San Diego Zoo Institute Hatches Jamaican Iguana

Crested Gecko Care Sheet

Green Tree Python Care Sheet

England's Chester Zoo Hatches Bell’s Anglehead Lizard

It is the first successful Gonocephalus bellii hatching in England.

Two Herpetologists Discover Four Legless Lizard Species in California

It was previously thought that just a single species of legless lizard, Anniella pulchra existed in the California.

San Diego Zoo Institute Hatches Jamaican Iguana

Cyclura collei is the first successful hatching of the species at the institute.

Former Wild Recon Host Donald Schultz Accused of Illegally Selling Endangered Lizards

Ex Animal Planet host charged with selling Iranian desert monitors to undercover USFWS agents

Fossil of Lizard That Ruled the World's Oceans Discovered in Jordan

Swedish scientists discover near perfect fossil of Prognathodon.

Four Javan Hump-headed Lizards Born at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

The aquarium is now home to 13 Gonocephalus chamaeleontinus.

Mali Uromastyx Gets a Belly Rub

YouTube video shows juvenile Mali uromastyx come out of his hide to get a belly rub.

Chester Zoo Starts Breeding Program for the Critically Endangered Bermuda Skink

Zoo hopes to create a toolkit for others to follow, and to release Plestiodon longirostris offspring back into the wild.

Zoo Atlanta's Komodo Dragon, Slasher Dies at 20

Reptile was euthanized due to age-related complications.

Komodo Dragon Attacks Park Employees at Komodo National Park

Employees both bitten in leg by Varanus komodoensis.

New Gecko Species From Vietnam Discovered

Cyrtodactylus kingsadai is the 25th species discovered in the Southeast Asian nation since 1997.

The Ultimate Ambassador for Reptile Conservation

Meet Baru, the giant saltwater crocodile now on view at the Toledo Zoo.

Greater Short Horned Lizard a Rarity in Canada

Parks Canada biologists study Phrynosoma hernandesi to protect its environment.

Giant Saltwater Crocodile Captured in the Southern Philippines

The 20ft Crocodylus porosus might be set free, away from populated areas

More Than 600 Water Monitors Relocated After They Raided Fish Farms in Thailand

The lizards were relocated to Thailand's Khaoson Wildlife Breeding Centre.

Mexican Scientists Discover 23-Million-Year-Old Lizard Preserved in Amber

The lizard is believed to be from the genus Anolis and is a complete animal.

Stolen Bearded Dragon (and Car) Returned to Fashion Model

Bearded dragon was stolen/recovered along with model's Lexus in San Diego.

Southeast Asian Lizard Named after Rocker Jim Morrison

Barbaturex morrisoni roamed the earth more than 36 million years ago.

After Six Years, San Francisco Woman Gets Her Bearded Dragon Back from Taxidermist

Woman is hopeful her bearded dragon will be mounted soon.

Hawaiian Skink Declared Extinct

Emoia impar hasn't been documented in Hawaii since the 1960s.

The Brighter the Frilled Lizard's Frill, the More Likely it Wins a Battle

Chlamydosaurus kingii color details fighting capability of frilled lizards.

Researchers Have Mapped The Family Tree of All Known Snake and Lizard Groups

More than 4,000 lizard and snake species mapped using DNA sequencing.

Argentine Tegus on the Loose in Florida Town

Former resident of Panama City apparently released them into the wild and skipped town.

Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Protections Overseen by Oil Lobbyists

Texas Habitat Conservation Foundation formed by Texas Oil and Gas Association Board Members.

Carolina Anoles Found on Japan's Anijima Island

Anolis carolinensis has already wreaked havoc on nearby Chichijima and Hahajima islands.

New Species of Lizard of the Family Agamidae Discovered in Somalia

Findings published in the Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research

Actor Nicolas Cage Gives Up His Asian Water Monitor Due to Busy Schedule

Wildlife Discovery Center in Lake Forest, IL acquires Cage's five year old Varanus salvator.

Indian Gecko Long Thought Extinct Rediscovered in the Eastern Ghats Mountains of India

Geckoella Jeyporensis was last seen more than 130 years ago.

Lolong the Largest Captive Saltwater Crocodile in the World Died From Inadequate Care

Mayor Edwin Elorde of Bunawan Town Philippines Blamed for Lolong's death.

Two Wood Lizard Species Discovered in Peru

Lizards were discovered during a herpetological expedition funded by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

Texas Plan to Protect Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Never Released to Public, Advocacy Group Says

Center of Biological Diversity to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not listing Sceloporus arenicolus as endangered.

Viviparous Lizards Could Become Extinct Within 50 Years

Global warming cited as reason that may lead to the demise of viviparous lizards that give birth to live young.

Rocker Alice Cooper to Help Out Swiss Reptile Zoo

Vivarium de Lausanne needs 250,000 Francs by the end of March to stay open.

Madagascar Big-Eyed Snake and Chameleon Encounter Turns Deadly

Video captured of Mimophis mahfalensis eating a chameleon in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park.

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