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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

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.

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.

What This Guy Found in His Beer Will Gross You Out

Man in Zimbabwe finds dead lizard in his beer.

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.

Godzilla

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.

Large Scale Uromastyx Hunting Condemned in Saudi Arabia

The Uromastyx is a popular food item in Saudi Arabia.

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."

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.

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.

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

Mali Uromastyx Gets a Belly Rub

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

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.

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.

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

Woman is hopeful her bearded dragon will be mounted soon.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lolong, the Largest Saltwater Crocodile in Captivity Dies

The 20-foot 2,370 pound Crocodylus porosus died in its enclosure in the southern Philippines.

Researchers Name Extinct Lizard After President Obama

Obamadon gracilis disappeared after an asteroid struck the earth 65 million years ago.

Wind Generator Towers Approved on Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Habitat in Arizona

Wind-based electricity company wants to locate cooling towers on habitat where Phrynosoma mcallii live.

Lizards Learn Faster Than Previously Thought

Study of Australian Eastern water skinks show quick spatial learning capabilities.

Regenerated Lizard Tails Not as Functional as Originals

Study of Anolis carolinensis tail regeneration shows loss of original tail function.

Puerto Rico Offers Incentives for Iguana Hunters

Commonwealth is hoping that hunters will capture iguanas and export the meat to other countries.

MSU Professor's Reptile Book Published 8 Years After His Death

"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michigan" published by Wayne State University Press.

Dino the Nile Monitor Still On the Loose in Woodland Park, Colorado

This marks the second escape of this particular Varanus niloticus

New Reptile Walk Opens at San Diego Zoo

More than 50 species on display at Reptile Walk, including two critically endangered female Chinese alligators.

Captured Philippine Saltwater Crocodile is Largest in Captivity

The massive Crocodylus porosus captured last year measures more than 20 feet long and weighs more than one ton.

Proboscis Anole Rediscovered In Ecuador

Camouflage could be reason why Anolis proboscis hasn't been seen in the wild since the 1960s.

Five Smuggled Sailfin Dragons Returned to the Philippines

Hong Kong officials convict man of smuggling, return lizards and 31 turtles.

280 Million Year Old Reptilian Embryos Unearthed

Oldest known fossil embryos found in South America.

New LAIR at Los Angeles Zoo Features Herps and Invertebrates from Around the World

Five years in the making, the Living Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Reptiles exhibit has more than 60 species.

USFWS Reopens Public Comment on Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

Comment on Sceloporus graciosus arenicolus to close March 12, 2012

Scientists Develop a Powerful New Adhesive Inspired by Gecko's Feet

Scientists invent ‘Geckskin’, a device capable of holding 700 pounds on a smooth wall.

Other Phelsuma Worth Knowing

Bonus content from the April 2012 REPTILES magazine article "A Celebrity Lizard Exposed."

Memphis Zoo Welcomes Baby Komodo Dragon

Hatched in October, the baby lizard weighed just 99 grams at birth.

Cooperative Lizard Living

The first known case of cooperative lizard living reported by Australian researchers.

NYC's Most Famous Iguana Dies at 19

Elizabeth the Iguana was equally at ease with children as well as celebrities and politicians.

Desert Iguana References

Desert Iguana References

Why Some Lizards Can Pull a Wheelie

Why do some lizard species run on two legs, not four?

Leopard Gecko CT Scan

Leopard gecko is saved by CT scan.

October 2009 Editor’s Note

Reasons why bearded dragons are super popular pets

New Species of Legless Lizard

Legless lizard among new species discovered in Cerrado Region of Brazil.

GEICO Gecko Tours Zoos and Aquariums

Live gecko exhibit highlights wildlife conservation.

Reptile Roadkill

Drivers rage against reptiles.

Earliest Reptile Footprints

The earliest evidence for the existence of reptiles has been found in Canada.

Mass Gharial Deaths in India

Toxin suspected in mass gharial deaths.

New Herpetarium Coming to Fort Worth Zoo

Texas’ Fort Worth Zoo is getting bigger.

Fires Affect Southern California Reptile Breeders

Southern California fires affect reptile breeders.

Proposed California Banned Species List

California considers adding more herps to banned species list.

Reptile Thefts

Two separate reptile thefts.

Burglaries Sting

The story of Rupert and Jeremiah.

PIJAC Herp Alerts

PIJAC launches Herp Alerts page.

The Lizard King Book: Mike Van Nostrand Interview

Mike Van Nostrand discusses The Lizard King book.

New Bacteria Strain Causes Lizard Dermatitis

Belgium researchers have identified a new bacteria strain that causes dermatitis in desert lizards.

Lizard Disease Bacteria

Serious disease in pet lizards caused by new bacteria.

The Lizard King Book: Bryan Christy Interview

Bryan Christy discusses his book The Lizard King.

New Gecko Exhibit

Geckos- Tails to Toepads Reaches Completion

The Lizard Chronicles

A REPTILES cartoon strip.

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