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.
The owner offered a $1,000 no questions asked reward for his pet reptile.
Girlfriend told authorities Dennis killed Nola in a jealous rage.
Family Feeding Sailfin Lizards For 10 Years Spurs Authorities To Push For Critical Habitat Near Their Home
The Philippine sailfin lizard is listed as vunerable by the IUCN.
Megachirella wachtleri is considered the mother of all lizards.
The armadillo girdled lizard is known to roll into a ball as a defensive mechanism against predators.
The brown anole has essentially stopped evolving because it may not need to.
This may be the first documented case of an Aegean wall lizard feeding on its own species.
The bearded dragon may have escaped its enclosure or was left behind.
These green-blooded reptiles have high levels of green bile pigment and are resistant to bile pigment toxicity.
The invasive brown anole competes with native green anoles for food and brown anoles are also known to eat young green anoles.
Iguanas are not native to Hawaii and are believed to be established in certain areas on Oahu and Maui islands.
Much of the dunes sagebrush lizard's habitat is found in oil rich west Texas.
The sand lizard is listed as threatened in the UK and protected under UK law.
Although captive breeding of Uroplatus pietschmanni takes place, output is considered too low.
Paroedura lohatsara is found on a single mountain range in Madagascar.
Also known as the marbled gecko, the Pronk's day gecko grows to 11 cm in length and is known to inhabit just one locality on Madagascar.
The eyes weren't eyes in the traditional sense, used for seeing, but rather likely used to detect changes in such things as light.
All three species seized by the USFWS are protected under CITES.
The Aussie swimmer breeds beardies and blue tongues.
Colobops noviportensis was a tiny little reptile with a massive and powerful jaw.
These two reptiles got stuck and were saved by WIRES personnel.
Bubbles was found by a Los Angeles man who took the time out to search for him.
Bubbles is a 6-year-old black-throated monitor who is also the store's mascot.
Petey is the reptile version of Disaster Girl.
The researchers hope to find out why the lizard has the capability to regenerate its tail.
The USFWS was petitioned by the Center in 2012 to protect the reptile under the Endangered Species Act.
Police officer removes lizard's head that got stuck in Red Bull can.
The plan was controversial when it was released because oil and gas industry lobbyists formed the makeup of foundation that was supposed to implement the plan.
This sculpture is certain to generate discussion, like the Running Hare of Kingman.
The findings detail the oldest known group of lizard trackways, and they show that lizards were already using bipedal locomotion.
The Dvaucel's geckos were devastated by introduced mammals such as rats, cats and ferrets.
Time will tell if Teigen's daughter becomes a reptile lover.
Could reptiles be used to spy for the West?
Researchers have found that dead cane toads placed on top of sea turtle nests deter monitor lizards from pilfering the eggs.