Category: Lizard Information & News

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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. [...]
MSU Professor's Reptile Book Published 8 Years After His Death

MSU Professor's Reptile Book Published 8 Years After His Death

"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michigan" published by Wayne State University Press. [...]
New Reptile Walk Opens At San Diego Zoo

New Reptile Walk Opens At San Diego Zoo

More than 50 species on display at Reptile Walk, including two critically endangered female Chinese alligators. [...]
Captured Philippine Saltwater Crocodile Is Largest In Captivity

Captured Philippine Saltwater Crocodile Is Largest In Captivity

The massive Crocodylus porosus captured last year measures more than 20 feet long and weighs more than one ton. [...]
Proboscis Anole Rediscovered In Ecuador

Proboscis Anole Rediscovered In Ecuador

Camouflage could be reason why Anolis proboscis hasn't been seen in the wild since the 1960s. [...]
Five Smuggled Sailfin Dragons Returned To The Philippines

Five Smuggled Sailfin Dragons Returned To The Philippines

Hong Kong officials convict man of smuggling, return lizards and 31 turtles. [...]
New LAIR At Los Angeles Zoo Features Herps And Invertebrates From Around The World

New LAIR At Los Angeles Zoo Features Herps And Invertebrates From Around The World

Five years in the making, the Living Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Reptiles exhibit has more than 60 species. [...]
Scientists Develop A Powerful New Adhesive Inspired By Gecko’s Feet

Scientists Develop A Powerful New Adhesive Inspired By Gecko’s Feet

Scientists invent ‘Geckskin’, a device capable of holding 700 pounds on a smooth wall. [...]
Other Phelsuma Worth Knowing

Other Phelsuma Worth Knowing

Bonus content from the April 2012 REPTILES magazine article "A Celebrity Lizard Exposed." [...]
Cooperative Lizard Living

Cooperative Lizard Living

The first known case of cooperative lizard living reported by Australian researchers. [...]
NYC's Most Famous Iguana Dies At 19

NYC's Most Famous Iguana Dies At 19

Elizabeth the Iguana was equally at ease with children as well as celebrities and politicians. [...]
Memphis Zoo Welcomes Baby Komodo Dragon

Memphis Zoo Welcomes Baby Komodo Dragon

Hatched in October, the baby lizard weighed just 99 grams at birth. [...]
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