Yellow-Spotted Night Lizard Information and Care

The yellow-spotted night lizard (Lepidophyma flavimaculatum) is generally the only species in the family Xantusiidae that is occasionally available in the United States reptile hobby. Native to parts of Mexico and Central America, with proper care, yellow-spotted night lizards make…

Lizard Care

Zoo Med Labs: Inside the ReptiSun UVB/LED Lighting Solution

Zoo Med Labs, which developed the first UVB lighting solution for reptiles in the early 1990s has pushed the envelope once again with the introduction of a UVB LED solution for reptiles. LED lighting solutions have been very popular with…

Yellow-Spotted Night Lizard Information and Care

The yellow-spotted night lizard (Lepidophyma flavimaculatum) is generally the only species in the family Xantusiidae that is occasionally available in the United States reptile hobby. Native to parts of Mexico and Central America, with proper care, yellow-spotted night lizards make…

Breeding Lizards

140 Sand Lizards Released Into The Wild In The UK

The wild sand lizard population in England got a boost when the Marwell Zoo and Forestry England, in conjunction with the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC), which led the project, released 140 captive bred (Lacerta agilis) into Forestry England land…

204 Texas Horned Lizards Released Into The Wild

The Fort Worth Zoo and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, along with the Texas Horned Lizard Coalition announced the release of 204 Texas horned lizards (Phrynosoma cornutum)  that were hatched at the Fort Worth Zoo. “The Fort Worth Zoo…

Two European Glass Lizards Hatch At Smithsonian’s National Zoo

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo announced that its resident European glass lizard (Pseudopus apodus) pair, which were hatchlings themselves in 1996, were successfully bred, and at 25 years old, hatched out glass lizard hatchlings of their own. The reptile is also…

Lemon Frost Leopard Gecko Morph Spurs Cancer Clues

While unique leopard gecko morphs are always sought after amongst reptile keepers, some combinations create genetics that are detrimental to the lizards. A case in point is that of the “lemon frost” leopard gecko morph. This morph has been show…

Wild Lizards

Komodo Dragon Reclassified As Endangered Species

The iconic Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), the largest lizard in the world and native only to Komodo National Park in Indonesia, has been reclassified as Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species,…

Rough-nosed Horned Lizards Separated Into Four Distinct Groups

The rough-nosed horned lizard (Ceratophora aspera), a species that lives in the Southwestern rainforests of Sri Lanka, are, through genetic testing and separated by distance, comprised of four forest groups: Southern Lowlands, Sabaragamuwa Hills, Central Highlands and Kithulgala. The researchers…

Lizard News and Information

140 Sand Lizards Released Into The Wild In The UK

The wild sand lizard population in England got a boost when the Marwell Zoo and Forestry England, in conjunction with the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC), which led the project, released 140 captive bred (Lacerta agilis) into Forestry England land…

204 Texas Horned Lizards Released Into The Wild

The Fort Worth Zoo and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, along with the Texas Horned Lizard Coalition announced the release of 204 Texas horned lizards (Phrynosoma cornutum)  that were hatched at the Fort Worth Zoo. “The Fort Worth Zoo…

Komodo Dragon Reclassified As Endangered Species

The iconic Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), the largest lizard in the world and native only to Komodo National Park in Indonesia, has been reclassified as Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species,…

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