Category: Wild Lizards

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Sungazer Lizard Faces Extinction Due To Farming And Illegal Animal Trade

Sungazer Lizard Faces Extinction Due To Farming And Illegal Animal Trade

The Sungazer lizard population has declined by more than a third over the last 10 years. [...]
Herp Queries With Bill Love: The Earless Monitor

Herp Queries With Bill Love: The Earless Monitor

The earless monitor (Lanthanotus borneensis) has been the Holy Grail of herpetoculture for many decades. [...]
Three Chameleon Species Discovered in Central Africa

Three Chameleon Species Discovered in Central Africa

The three chameleon species were discovered in the mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo. [...]
New Species of Hemidactylus Gecko Discovered in India

New Species of Hemidactylus Gecko Discovered in India

Hemidactylus chipkali is also called the Central Indian Leaf-toed gecko. [...]
Google Honors 37th Anniversary of Komodo National Park in Indonesia

Google Honors 37th Anniversary of Komodo National Park in Indonesia

If you do a Google search today, or just go to the Google page, you will notice a Google Doodle of a lizard. That lizard is a Komodo dragon (Varanus k [...]

New Acanthosaura Lizard Discovered in Phuket, Thailand

Acanthosaura phuketensis is a type of mountain horned dragon, also known as pricklenape agamas [...]
Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Won't Appear On California’s Endangered Species List

Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Won't Appear On California’s Endangered Species List

The flat-tailed horned lizard is not endangered in the state of California, state officials say. [...]

New Gecko Species Discovered in Australia

A researcher thought he found a new species 40 years ago, which has now been confirmed. [...]

Hatchling Iguanas Run For Their Lives From Galapagos Racer Snakes in The BBC's Planet Earth 2

BBC’s "Planet Earth 2" has just released what some say is probably the greatest scene in animal documentary history. David Attenbor [...]

New Gecko Species Discovered in India

Researchers in India have discovered a new species of lizard in the  Goregaon's Aarey Colony and Thane's Badlapur forested belts of Mumba [...]

Monitor Lizard Enters Formula 1 Race in Singapore

It is not often that you see a reptile in the Pole Position at a Formula 1 Grand Prix race, but that is what racers saw at the Singapore Grand Prix Se [...]
Researchers Discover 48 Million Year Old Snake That Had Eaten a Lizard That Had Eaten a Bug

Researchers Discover 48 Million Year Old Snake That Had Eaten a Lizard That Had Eaten a Bug

A python species had eaten a lizard of the family Iguanidae, which had an insect in its stomach. [...]
Golden Tegu Now Four Distinct Species

Golden Tegu Now Four Distinct Species

Researchers have identified three new species of Tegu lizards that were previously thought to be a single species. [...]
Strangers Come Together to Help Monitor Lizard Hit By Car in Bangkok

Strangers Come Together to Help Monitor Lizard Hit By Car in Bangkok

A monitor lizard hit by a car in Bangkok, Thailand gets a second chance at living thanks to a group of strangers. [...]

What Would You Do if a Monitor Lizard is Knocking at Your Front Door?

A man in Thailand happened upon a big monitor lizard on his front porch and the event was captured on video. In the video, the monitor lizard is stand [...]
European Union To Propose Closing Lizard Sale Loophole

European Union To Propose Closing Lizard Sale Loophole

The EU lacks a law like the U.S. Lacey Act and some want that changed. [...]

New Fat-Tailed Gecko Species Discovered in Australia

A scientist with the Queensland Museum in Australia has discovered a new species of fat-tailed gecko that ins unique in that it has a round snout and [...]
Cape Coral Florida Police Frees Nile Monitor Lizard And Gets Taken To Task By Some On Social Media

Cape Coral Florida Police Frees Nile Monitor Lizard And Gets Taken To Task By Some On Social Media

When a Florida woman found a nile monitor lizard stuck in the fence in the back of her Cape Coral home, she called the Cape Coral Police Department, w [...]
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