After four attempts the man was successful in removing the can from the lizard's nose.
Salvator merianae is established in Florida as well.
Varanus bennetti is native to Palau and the Mariana islands.
Poaching in the country is mostly undocumented and accurate data is difficult to acquire
The female lizard was found in Cocoa Beach, FL with a visibly distended abdomen.
The blunt-nosed leopard lizard was listed on the federal endangered species list in 1967.
The lizard was once considered a candidate for ESA protections but a failed scheme put forth by the state of Texas has the USFWS again considering it.
Plestidon fasciatus is not native to the state, but could be the result of range extension.
The bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus phnomchiensis) was found in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary.
If you live in Texas and wish to get involved with Killian's study, visit the iNaturalist website and check the Texas horned lizard project of south Texas.
The three-toed skink (Saiphos equalis), may be in the midst of an evolutionary shift between being an egg-layer and a livebearer.
Smaug swazicus, or Swazi dragon lizard grows up to 13 inches from snout to the tip of its tail
The sand lizard is a European protected species and is listed as threatened under UK law.
Now is the time to herp Snake Road.
Oculudentavis khaungraae has bones similar to that of living lizards.
The USFWS failed to act on a 12-month review of the reptiles.
Not only can the Puerto Rican crested anole tolerate cold more than its island counterparts, it evolved to better deal with heat.
The three Komodo dragons were on display for three days last week.
While the image is finely detailed, there is very little left of the structure of the leg.
This is the first instance in which the worms were found in reptile eggs.
The bill, if signed into law, would affect thousands of jobs in a $100-million-a-year business.
After 10 minutes of CPR, the lizard was able to breathe on its own.
The zoo is hoping to establish a robust breeding program for the species.
Pygmy blue-tongued lizards spend nearly all of their lives underground, in burrows constructed by trapdoor spiders.
A little mineral oil and a bit of elbow grease helped safely remove this eastern fence lizard from a glue trap.
The Texas horned lizard is in decline in much of the state of Texas. It is illegal to possess this species.
The reptile was given oxygen by several respondents.
The yellow-headed water monitor, the white-headed water monitor, and the marbled water monitor are endemic to the Philippines.
The alpine bog skink (Pseudemoia cryodroma) is already listed as endangered and the southern grass skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) is only found in areas that have burned.
It is estimated that there are less than 100 Philippine crocodiles left in the wild.
Dendromaia unamakiensis was found in Nova Scotia was a Varanopid, an extinct family of animals that resembled monitor lizards.
Police want to speak with owner who left the reptiles.
The king's skink is a very large lizard native to Australia.
This marks the first time the zoo has successfully hatched the species.
It is hoped that a plan will help to protect the country's native lizards and snakes.
Perentie monitor lizards are the fourth largest Varanus lizard in the world and are known for their beautiful skin pattern.
The Russian legless lizard was born this year after three years of attempts to successfully breed the species. It is not on display at the aquarium.
The change in diet caused these lizards to become less healthy.
The six gecko species were living in plain sight, thought to be a single species.
In this experimental study, there will be two main hypotheses tested.
It is estimated that there are less than 5,000 Komodo dragons left in the wild, all in Indonesia's Komodo Island National Park.
The Argentine black and white tegu is established in Florida. The FWC wants your help in controlling its population.
Some of the sand lizards were outfitted with radio transmitters to track their movements.
The Florida Keys mole skink lives on a small geographic location in the Florida Keys.
The Komodo dragons might have been born via parthenogenesis.
Scientists decided to create albino anoles because removing the tyrosinase albinism gene would not be lethal to the reptile.
Sandy was taken in May from an Upper West Side pet shop.
Hikari's Herptile line of prepared foods offer complete nutrition requirements, the company says.
The 24 hatchling Texas horned lizards are part of a breeding program launched at the zoo two years ago.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo was the first to confirm facultative parthenogenesis in Asian water dragons.
Sandy was stolen from an Upper West Side pet shop.
The grassland earless dragon is an endangered lizard native to Australia
A new proposal by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources would ease the restrictions placed on herp collecting.
The Asian water monitor was first reported loose in October 2017.
Peaches was taken from her temporary home May 6.
Reptile Anatomy and Physiology is an important part of Herpetology and captive care!
Kadal is a Komodo dragon who came to the zoo in October.
Three of the 10 lizards released were found in good condition.
The lizard is bimodally reproductive, which means it can give birth to live young and lay eggs.
Through gene editing, scientists were able to cause albinism in brown anole lizards.
Students studying the reptile hope that their efforts pay off and the governor signs the house bill into law.
The protected land will total more than 200 hectares by the end of 2019.
Asian house geckos run across water at about the same speed they run across land.
Ecologist Lindsey Swierk believes the temporary bubble on top of the aquatic anole's head enables it to breathe underwater.
Much of the dunes sagebrush lizard's habitat is found in oil- rich west Texas.
10 Texas horned lizards were tagged for tracking. One has since buried itself for the winter.
Captive breeding of Varanus salvator has increased the popularity of this beautiful lizard.
Fence lizards have evolved to twitch and flee from fire ants over the course of the last 40 lizard generations.
The big lizard is doing much better thanks to a non-surgical method of removing the toy car from its stomach.
Bamboo was captured after a homeowner spotted green iguanas running all over the street.
Keeping horned lizards is difficult because most are ant eaters. Phrynosoma asio apparently eats other insects as well.
The Minor’s chameleon breeds readily in captivity. You just need to find some.
Florida is sometimes called ground zero for the number of invasive reptiles that now call the state home.
Earless monitor lizards are native to Borneo.
Captive breeding of the Texas horned lizard for release back into the wild should bolster their numbers.
A colony of side-blotched lizards living on black lava rock in the Mojave desert of Southern California can change its color after some time living under different conditions.
Leo, a domestic pet lizard, or DPL, goes out for a stroll in support of #TakeYourLizardForAWalkDay.
Madagascar is home to some of the most uniquely adapted reptiles and amphibians of the world.
It is all in the stem cells, (or lack thereof) for tail regeneration in amphibians and lizards.
Here we showcase 10 of the strangest, coolest, and most bizzare creatures falling into the Reptilia nomenclature.
A woman says another woman won't return her lost bearded dragon.
The dunes sagebrush lizard is found in southeastern New Mexico and west Texas.
Hatchling Gila monsters leave their nest when food sources are more abundant.
It is illegal to possess the king cobra in the state of New York.
Tiggs the tegu went missing July 31.
Makenzie Noland earned a degree in wildlife ecology and hopes to work at a zoo.
Hopefully this monitor lizard finds its way home soon.
The National Centre for Reptile Welfare in Kent, England, can house up to 600 reptiles and amphibians at a time and rehome 1,000 animals each year.
The two new species, Sitana gokakensis and Sitana thondalu hail from the Deccan Plateau.
The Noble false widow spider has spread throughout much of Europe.
Anole lizards evolve rapidly, often within a single generation.
One lizard species, the earless dragon, is being consumed by feral cats in very large numbers.
Feral cats kill about 466 million reptiles each year in Australia.
Firefighters used a 9 meter ladder to rescue to the wayward reptile.
Bearded dragons are native to Australia and are widely captive-bred in the United States
Hopefully the bearded dragon's owner will be found.
The blue-tongue skink's blue tongue is its last line of defense when trying to ward off predators.