Lizard Breeding

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…

Project Varanus salvatorii

When it comes to reptiles, it seems as though there is always another stone to turn over as we are always learning new significant information about them, such as the animals’ habitat preferences, diet or physiology. For years, rumors of…

Blue Iguana Conservation Produces 60 Hatchlings In 2020

Blue Iguana Conservation on the Grand Cayman Islands announced that its breeding facility has so far produced 60 hatchling blue iguanas (Cyclura lewisi) in 2020. The hatchlings are housed in a custom enclosure that is sectioned off from the rest…

Breeding Gargoyle Geckos

Bonus content to “The Beauty of Gargoyles” in the May/June 2015 issue of REPTILES.   Breeding gargoyle geckos is a relatively straightforward endeavor. There are no special heating or cooling requirements, and you can leave adults together year-round. Anthony Caponetto…