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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.

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

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

New Chameleon Species Discovered in Tanzania

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

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.

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.

Man Photographs Lace Monitor Up the Wall of His House

This lace goanna

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

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

Goannas are known to take down and eat venomous snakes.

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.

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.

Rock Dwelling Gecko Species Discovered in India

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?

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.

New South African Lizard Species Named After David Attenborough

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

Florida Plumber Pulls Green Iguana Out of Clogged Toilet

Nebraska Zookeeper Recovering From Komodo Dragon Bite

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

Three Wood Lizard Species Discovered in Peru and Ecuador

A Visit to Indonesia's Komodo National Park

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

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

California Protects the Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard

5 Great Costa Rican Herping Destinations

Shingleback Skinks Found to Be Anemic in Chemically Controlled Aussie Croplands

Researchers in the Philippines Discover Two New Asian Water Monitors in a Manila Black Market

World’s Smallest Varanus Lizard Species Discovered in Australia

Australia’s Striped Legless Lizard Threatened by Overgrazing Kangaroos

California Fish and Game Commission Expected to Act on Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Status in February 2015

Herping Travels in the Canary Islands

CBD to Sue USFWS Over Colorado Checkered Whiptail Lizard Non-Status

Two New Lizard Species Discovered in Queensland, Australia

Green Anoles in Florida Evolved to Better Compete with Invasive Brown Anoles

Video: Spider Devours House Gecko

The Texas Spot-Tailed Earless Lizard Next on Endangered Species List?

Energy Australia Builds Around Pygmy Bluetongue Lizard Habitat

Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Lawsuit Dismissed

This Lizard was Trying to “Monitor” Engine Problems in Malaysian Man’s Car

Canadian Skink Lovers Rejoice as Northern Prairie Skink Gets Extra Protections

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

Texas Horned Lizard in Decline

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

Asian Monitor Lizard Captured in Hawaii

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

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.

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.

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.

California's Island Night Lizard Removed from Endangered Species List

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

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

Iguana Tries For Hole in One at PGA Puerto Rico Open

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

Aussies Trying to Determine if Newly Discovered Lizard is Endangered

Barrier range dragon may be restricted to rocky habitats.

Kingdom of Qatar Commissions Lizard Study

Lizards of the family Gekkonidae dominate the Qatari landscape.

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

North American Lizards From the Sceloporus Genus

A guide to swift and spiny lizards.

Seeking Out The Fiji Crested Iguana

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

Asian Water Monitors in Downtown Bangkok

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

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.

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

Swedish scientists discover near perfect fossil of Prognathodon.

New Gecko Species From Vietnam Discovered

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

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.

Southeast Asian Lizard Named after Rocker Jim Morrison

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

Hawaiian Skink Declared Extinct

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

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.

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

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

Geckoella Jeyporensis was last seen more than 130 years ago.

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.

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Florida Keys Mole Skink

Skink may lose habitat in Florida Keys due to rising sea levels.

California's Island Night Lizard Makes Comeback

After more than 35 years, USFWS proposes removal of Xantusia riversiana from Endangered Species List.

Sir David Attenborough's Galapagos 3D to Feature Pink Iguana

Attenborough captured Conolophus Marthae on video for his new Sky TV show.

Three Australian Lizards Discovered and Described

Researchers find that a single species of skink is actually four distinct species.

Introduced Lizard in Miami Tolerates Cold Weather Better Than Its Puerto Rican Counterpart

Anolis cristatellus, introduced in Miami in 1975, can withstand temperatures 3 degrees cooler.

New Species of Australian Lizard Discovered in Queensland

Amelia's canegrass dragon, Diporiphora ameliae is about 2.6 inches in length.

44 Tuataras Released Into Orokonoi Eco-Sanctuary in New Zealand

15 adult males, 15 adult females and 14 juveniles released into predator-free sanctuary.

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Successfully Breeds Orange-Tailed Skinks

Critically endangered orange-tailed skinks produce 16 offspring.

Monitor Lizards Still Being Sold in Fish Markets in India

Despite protections enacted in 1972, selling of Varanus bengalensis still occurs.

Choosing Desert Lizards

Bonus content from the December 2010 REPTILES magazine article "Build a Desert Lizard Vivarium."

Tokay Geckos Self Clean Their Feet to Keep Them Sticky

Study points to hundreds of hairs called setae that give Gekko gecko its grip.

Proboscis Anole Rediscovered In Ecuador

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