Category: More Reptile Reading

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Seized Indian Star Tortoises Tagged And Released Back Into Wild

Seized Indian Star Tortoises Tagged And Released Back Into Wild

The reptiles were seized from smugglers in Singapore back in 2018. [...]
Tesla Installs Sand Lizard Fences At Gigafactory In Grünheide Germany

Tesla Installs Sand Lizard Fences At Gigafactory In Grünheide Germany

The sand lizard is a European protected species and is listed as threatened under UK law. [...]
Warming Mountaintops May Cause Greek Meadow Viper To Become Extinct

Warming Mountaintops May Cause Greek Meadow Viper To Become Extinct

The Greek meadow viper is a cold weather species found on alpine mountains. [...]
Tiniest Dinosaur Of All Time Discovered Encased In Amber

Tiniest Dinosaur Of All Time Discovered Encased In Amber

Oculudentavis khaungraae has bones similar to that of living lizards. [...]
New Frog Species Of The Genus Walkerana Discovered In India’s Western Ghats

New Frog Species Of The Genus Walkerana Discovered In India’s Western Ghats

Walkerana muduga, was collected in 2016 by a team led by Dr. S. P. Vijayakumar of the Indian Institute of Science. [...]
Puerto Rican Crested Anoles Evolve To Withstand Heat Of The City

Puerto Rican Crested Anoles Evolve To Withstand Heat Of The City

Not only can the Puerto Rican crested anole tolerate cold more than its island counterparts, it evolved to better deal with heat. [...]
As Plastic Soaks In The Ocean It Begins To Smell Like Food, And Sea Turtles Ingest It

As Plastic Soaks In The Ocean It Begins To Smell Like Food, And Sea Turtles Ingest It

Plastic in the ocean is coated with algae and microorganisms that the turtles mistake for food. [...]
Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander Successfully Bred At San Antonio Zoo

Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander Successfully Bred At San Antonio Zoo

The reticulated flatwoods salamander is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN. [...]
Biofluorescence Is Strong In Certain Amphibians

Biofluorescence Is Strong In Certain Amphibians

It is not known why some amphibians glow brightly when exposed to UV light. [...]
Komodo Dragons Conceived At Chattanooga Zoo Via Parthenogenesis

Komodo Dragons Conceived At Chattanooga Zoo Via Parthenogenesis

The three Komodo dragons were on display for three days last week. [...]
Man In Ireland Treated For Venomous Snake Bite

Man In Ireland Treated For Venomous Snake Bite

The puff adder is found in nearly all of sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, and on the Arabian Peninsula into Saudi Arabia and Yemen. [...]
Researchers Find 20 Million-Year-Old Anole Forefoot Preserved In Amber

Researchers Find 20 Million-Year-Old Anole Forefoot Preserved In Amber

While the image is finely detailed, there is very little left of the structure of the leg. [...]
Snake Saved By Veterinarian After It Ate Beach Towel

Snake Saved By Veterinarian After It Ate Beach Towel

The 18-year-old jungle carpet python went home the same day, a little hungry but otherwise healthy. [...]
USFWS Seeks Comment On Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Draft Recovery Plan

USFWS Seeks Comment On Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Draft Recovery Plan

The venomous reptile is one of the smallest rattlesnakes in the United States [...]
The Black Pine Snake Is Now Protected In Mississippi And Alabama

The Black Pine Snake Is Now Protected In Mississippi And Alabama

The black pine snake is a subspecies of pine snake that isn't seen too often in the wild. [...]
Pittsburgh Councilman Aims To Change Recently Passed Reptile Ordinance

Pittsburgh Councilman Aims To Change Recently Passed Reptile Ordinance

The ordinance should be more humane with regard to enclosure requirements. [...]
Worms Found In Brains Of Wall Lizard Embryos

Worms Found In Brains Of Wall Lizard Embryos

This is the first instance in which the worms were found in reptile eggs. [...]
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