Category: Lizard Information & News

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San Diego Zoo Institute Hatches Jamaican Iguana

Cyclura collei is the first successful hatching of the species at the institute. [...]
Former Wild Recon Host Donald Schultz Accused Of Illegally Selling Endangered Lizards

Former Wild Recon Host Donald Schultz Accused Of Illegally Selling Endangered Lizards

Ex Animal Planet host charged with selling Iranian desert monitors to undercover USFWS agents [...]
Mali Uromastyx Gets A Belly Rub

Mali Uromastyx Gets A Belly Rub

YouTube video shows juvenile Mali uromastyx come out of his hide to get a belly rub. [...]
New Gecko Species From Vietnam Discovered

New Gecko Species From Vietnam Discovered

Cyrtodactylus kingsadai is the 25th species discovered in the Southeast Asian nation since 1997. [...]
The Ultimate Ambassador For Reptile Conservation

The Ultimate Ambassador For Reptile Conservation

Meet Baru, the giant saltwater crocodile now on view at the Toledo Zoo. [...]
Stolen Bearded Dragon (and Car) Returned To Fashion Model

Stolen Bearded Dragon (and Car) Returned To Fashion Model

Bearded dragon was stolen/recovered along with model's Lexus in San Diego. [...]
Argentine Tegus On The Loose In Florida Town

Argentine Tegus On The Loose In Florida Town

Former resident of Panama City apparently released them into the wild and skipped town. [...]
New Species Of Lizard Of The Family Agamidae Discovered In Somalia

New Species Of Lizard Of The Family Agamidae Discovered In Somalia

Findings published in the Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research [...]
Actor Nicolas Cage Gives Up His Asian Water Monitor Due To Busy Schedule

Actor Nicolas Cage Gives Up His Asian Water Monitor Due To Busy Schedule

Wildlife Discovery Center in Lake Forest, IL acquires Cage's five year old Varanus salvator. [...]
Rocker Alice Cooper To Help Out Swiss Reptile Zoo

Rocker Alice Cooper To Help Out Swiss Reptile Zoo

Vivarium de Lausanne needs 250,000 Francs by the end of March to stay open. [...]
Madagascar Big-Eyed Snake And Chameleon Encounter Turns Deadly

Madagascar Big-Eyed Snake And Chameleon Encounter Turns Deadly

Video captured of Mimophis mahfalensis eating a chameleon in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. [...]
Lolong, The Largest Saltwater Crocodile In Captivity Dies

Lolong, The Largest Saltwater Crocodile In Captivity Dies

The 20-foot 2,370 pound Crocodylus porosus died in its enclosure in the southern Philippines. [...]
Researchers Name Extinct Lizard After President Obama

Researchers Name Extinct Lizard After President Obama

Obamadon gracilis disappeared after an asteroid struck the earth 65 million years ago. [...]
Wind Generator Towers Approved On Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Habitat In Arizona

Wind Generator Towers Approved On Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Habitat In Arizona

Wind-based electricity company wants to locate cooling towers on habitat where Phrynosoma mcallii live. [...]
Lizards Learn Faster Than Previously Thought

Lizards Learn Faster Than Previously Thought

Study of Australian Eastern water skinks show quick spatial learning capabilities. [...]
Regenerated Lizard Tails Not As Functional As Originals

Regenerated Lizard Tails Not As Functional As Originals

Study of Anolis carolinensis tail regeneration shows loss of original tail function. [...]
Puerto Rico Offers Incentives For Iguana Hunters

Puerto Rico Offers Incentives For Iguana Hunters

Commonwealth is hoping that hunters will capture iguanas and export the meat to other countries. [...]
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