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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

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.

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!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Scientists Show How Water Bounces Off Gecko Skin Like Popcorn

How Does the Panther Chameleon Change Colors?

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

Role Reversal: Snake is not a Problem For Newscaster But Gecko is

RSPCA in the UK Investigating Abandoned Beardie, Savannah Monitor Crime

Bloomington, Indiana Reptile Rescue Looking for New Digs

First Case of Siamese Twins in Varanus Melinus Reported

Bearded Dragon That Needed to Get To Florida for Surgery Has Died

Bearded Dragon With Cancer Needs Transport to Florida

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

Florida Reptile Store Owner Arrested for Striking Employees with a Bearded Dragon

World’s Smallest Varanus Lizard Species Discovered in Australia

Is it a New Species or a Subspecies of Whiptail Lizard?

Australia’s Striped Legless Lizard Threatened by Overgrazing Kangaroos

Check Out This Pro Basketball Player's Lizard Haircut

Herp Queries: Crazy for Corucia

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

Video: Monitor Lizard Body Slaps Leopard in South Africa

Two New Lizard Species Discovered in Queensland, Australia

HP’s Lost Iguana Commercial-What Do You Think?

Oregon Grandma Who Saved Bearded Dragon Faces Eviction

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

Energy Australia Builds Around Pygmy Bluetongue Lizard Habitat

Australian Veterinarian Performs Successful Eye Surgery on Blue-Tongued Skink

Bearded Dragon Lizards Are Smarter Than You Might Think!

Pennsylvania Reptile Rescue Giving Away 1,000 Copies of Miles and Miles of Reptiles

Keep Your Furry Children’s Toys Away From Your Monitor Lizards

Chester Zoo Releases Captive Bred Sand Lizards Into the Wild

Animals Eat the Strangest Things: Vet X-Ray Contest Winner is a Pet Frog

USARK Reptile Super Show Pomona Recap

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

Flock of Flying Lizard Skeletons Found in Brazil

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