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Granite Spiny Lizard Diet May Factor in More Potent Southern Pacific Rattlesnake Venom

The Granite spiny lizard may be causing a more potent venom in the Southern Pacific rattlesnake in California's San Jacinto Mountains.

Strangers Come Together to Help Monitor Lizard Hit By Car in Bangkok

A monitor lizard hit by a car in Bangkok, Thailand gets a second chance at living thanks to a group of strangers.

Humans are Related to Reptiles, Study Says

Scale-less Bearded Dragon shows that feathers, hair and scales come from single reptilian ancestor

Reptiles Lost During Fort McMurray Fire May be at Edmonton Humane Society

The humane society will be adopting these animals soon.

New Anole Species Discovered in the Dominican Republic

Anolis landestoyi is closely related to Chamaeleolis anoles of Cuba.

What Would You Do if a Monitor Lizard is Knocking at Your Front Door?

Frilled Lizard Chases Australian Man With Camera

This dragon was all business and had no fear.

Texas Middle School Teacher Seeks Donations for Leopard Gecko Habitat

Ms Muñoz seeks funds for a leopard gecko enclosure.

Missing Bearded Dragon Found Safe

Lou was found in the backyard in which he wandered off.

European Union to Propose Closing Lizard Sale Loophole

The EU lacks a law like the U.S. Lacey Act and some want that changed.

Beardie Missing from Ionia County, MI Family

Dispatch urges anyone who finds it to contact them

Lizards Sleep Like Humans, Study Says

Sleep patterns suggest common ancestor between reptiles, birds and mammals.

Boy Gets Stuck in Tree Trying to Save Pet Lizard, Firefighters Rescue Boy

They were unable to locate the lizard.

New Fat-Tailed Gecko Species Discovered in Australia

Cape Coral Florida Police Frees Nile Monitor Lizard and Gets Taken to Task By Some on Social Media

Texas Comptroller Terminates Oil Industry Foundation set up to Protect Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

The foundation failed to protect the lizard or its habitat from the oil and gas industry.

Feral Cats are Killing and Eating Small Reptiles In Australia’s Kakadu National Park

These Lace Monitors Battle For Supremacy

Encounter took place on Australia's Bribie Island.

Check Out This Insane Macro Video of a Bearded Dragon

See a bearded dragon from a different perspective.

Reptile Fossil Discovered That Links Reptiles to Dinosaurs

Teyujagua paradoxa fills an evolutionary gap between archosauriforms and more primitive reptiles.

Researchers Detail Oldest and Most Diverse Lizard Paleofauna Encased in Amber

The researchers were able to find multiple lizard species from five clades.

Woman Bitten By Iguana at Marriott Hotel in Virgin Islands Sues Hotel Chain

Doodle4Google Contest Entry Features a Reptile Lover’s Art

Vote now so we can see reptiles on the Google home page!

Viral Reptile Photo of the Week: Heath Monitor Devours Tiger Snake

Looking for a Pet Reptile? Consider a Breeder

There are distinct advantages to buying reptiles directly from the source, if you go about it the right way.

Check Out These Super Cute Beaded Lizards That Hatched at the Columbus Zoo

New Chameleon Species Discovered in Tanzania

The chameleon, Kinyongia msuyae, was recently described in the journal Acta Herpetologica

Black and White Tegus Can Warm Their Bodies During Mating Season

Tegus can maintain their internal body temperatures from 4 to 10°C higher than their burrows

Green Anole Found in Student's Salad Becomes Class Mascot

This little lizard survived quite a few odds to make it into a science class

Two Monitor Lizards Fight In Middle of Busy Road

One monitor quits after two minutes but the other gives chase.

New Iguana Species Discovered in Chile

Liolaemus uniformis is a mountain lizard, found about 3,000 meters above sea level.

As Far as Speed Goes, Smaller Chameleons Have Faster and More Powerful Tongues

A small chameleon species has a tongue that can go from 0 to 60 mph in a hundredth of a second.

Boy Breaks Into New York Home and Shoots Bearded Dragon with BB Gun

The boy has been charged with burglary and criminal mischief and possibly animal cruelty.

UK Rubbish Collector Finds Bearded Dragon in Recycling Box

Iggy pop is being cared for until a suitable home is found for him.

First Person: The Grady Bunch

A woman has cared for more than 100 reptiles over the years.

Veiled Chameleon Art Show

The artwork is uncanny.

A Year Later, English Boy Enjoys His Mediterranean House Gecko Stowaway

A Mediterranean house gecko stowaway made a boy's dream come true last Christmas.

Invasive Cuban Brown Anole Found on Bermuda Island

The invasive Cuban brown anole can have a potentially devastating effect on the critically endangered Bermuda skink.

Owner of Two Chameleons Seized by Calgary Humane Society Wants Them Back

Two veiled chameleons seized were the property of a paying customer and she wants them back.

Man Photographs Lace Monitor Up the Wall of His House

This lace goanna

Photo: Eastern Brown Snake Devours Blue-Tongued Skink

The woman who took the photo hoped that the blue-tongue would have been released by the snake.

Herp Queries with Bill Love: California Night Lizard

Is Australia’s Striped Legless Lizard Under Threat of Extinction?

The striped legless lizard is under assault from urban development, clearing of grasslands and a host of other factors

Ford Motor Co. To Study Toe Pads of Geckos for Auto Applications

Auto company is looking into gecko toes to build a more environmentally friendly adhesive.

Video: Goanna Attacks Western Brown Snake at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Australia

Goannas are known to take down and eat venomous snakes.

Vandals Kill Lizards and Turtle at Australian Wildlife Park

Two Australian water dragons and a freshwater turtle were killed by vandals.

Exotic Pet Lizard Types

Here is just a sampling of the exotic lizards in the hobby.

New Dakotaraptor Species Discovered in South Dakota's Hell Creek Formation

Dakotaraptor steini was a massive 16 feet in length.

Bristol Zoo Is Now Home to 165 Seized Electric Blue Geckos

The electric blue gecko is dwindling in its native habitat.

Fish-Scaled Gecko Crawls Out of its Skin to Avoid Being Eaten

The skin of Geckolepis sp. is covered with big scales that overlap and fall off easily.

Black and White Tegu With Six Tails Found by Environmental Police in Argentina

Researchers with the Instituto de Diversidad y Ecología Animal and Centro de Zoología Aplicada studied the reptile's tail

Brown Anole Named Flo-Rida Hops on a Plane to Scotland

The stowaway was found in the luggage of a woman who took a trip to Florida.

Panther Chameleon Thief Wanted in Missouri

Do you recognize any of these people?

Rock Dwelling Gecko Species Discovered in India

Bearded Dragon In England Kicked Like a Ball by Youngsters, RSPCA Is Looking For Them

The RSCPA is looking for four boys who abused a bearded dragon

Nile Monitor in Tucson, AZ Is Looking For Its Owner

Mealworms Can Eat Styrofoam With No Apparent Ill Effects

The researchers fed a strict diet of styrofoam to mealworms from birth to adulthood.

Frilled Lizards Have Different Colored Frills Based on Location and the Prey They Eat

The color of frilled lizards in Western Australia is different from those in Queensland.

Photographer Shoots Western Serpentiform Skink That Was Thought to Be Extinct

The Western Serpentiform skink was thought to have been extinct.

50,000-Year-Old Lizard Bone Dates Humans Living in Australia with Giant Lizards

Imagine having to deal with a fast monitor lizard that grew to six meters in length and weighed 500 kg.

Video Shows Bearded Dragon Chasing Cat Toy

In addition to appearing hungry, the bearded dragon's tail looks shriveled up.

The Creatives Who Cut the Lincoln MKX Commercial Must Love Beardies

A bearded dragon makes cameo in Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln poker run.

Ornate Uromastyx Care and Breeding Tips

There are approximately 19 to 22 species of Uromastyx belonging to the Old World lizard family Agamidae

Python Gets Honorable Mention in They Ate What? Vet Radiograph Contest

Uromastyx Lizard That Roamed the Earth 80 Million Years Ago Discovered in Brazil

Gueragama sulamericana lived in arid to desert environment during Late Cretaceous period

Live (then dead) Lizards as Shock Props on Reality TV

Why does James Marsden chop the head off this lizard in Running Wild with Bear Grylls?

Carl the Cranky Chameleon Belittles Viral Videos

Have you seen Carl pick apart these videos?

Climate Change to Have Deadly Effects on North American Lizard Embryos

Plateau fence lizard embryos experience high mortality in the nest if temperatures reach 110 degrees Fahrenheit.

Bearded Dragon Equipped with Lasers Zaps Kitten

Kitten freaks out when beardie showers it with lasers.

Fire Destroys Building at Armstrong Cricket Farm

The 1950s era building was destroyed by fire.

Brazil Wants Possession of the Four-Legged Snake Fossil

Brazil has launched an investigation to determine if fossil was moved illegally.

Anolis Lizards Have Remained Unchanged for 20 Million Years, Study Says

Anolis lizards have remained unchanged for 20 million years, study says

New South African Lizard Species Named After David Attenborough

Platysaurus attenboroughi was discovered in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province

Veiled Chameleon Tries to Catch Tiny Bubbles

New Fossil Details Heavily Winged Raptor

The Snake Farm and Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand

Two-Headed Bearded Dragon Born in England

Los Angeles Zoo Successfully Hatches Gray’s Monitor Lizard

Florida Plumber Pulls Green Iguana Out of Clogged Toilet

New Reptile Species Identified in the United Kingdom

Nebraska Zookeeper Recovering From Komodo Dragon Bite

Keeping Gargoyle Geckos

The Panther Chameleon is Actually 11 Distinct Species

Bearded Dragon in Skokie, IL Has Lost its Owner

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Crested Geckos

Beardie Helps Teach Responsibility in Iowa Classroom

Did You Know Black Iguanas Sometimes Eat Juveniles?

Two New Lizard Species Discovered in Chile

New Day Gecko Species Discovered in India

Florida's Palm Beach County Nile Monitors Target of Removal Efforts

Mosasaur’s Gave Birth in the Ocean and Not Land as Previously Thought

Three Wood Lizard Species Discovered in Peru and Ecuador

Tegu Looking for its Owner in Fontana, Calif.

A Visit to Indonesia's Komodo National Park

Scientists Show How Water Bounces Off Gecko Skin Like Popcorn

Flat-tailed Horned Lizard Stops Construction of Solar Energy Facility in California

How Does the Panther Chameleon Change Colors?

Breeding Gargoyle Geckos

Herpetologist Photographs Male Black and White Tegus Trying to Mate with Dead Female

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