Paleontologists trace back the origins of all squamates, discovering that the line goes back even further than initially believed. The mother of lizards, it turns out, lived way back in the Permian period.
This wild frilled-neck lizard is small, but fearsome.
Dragons -- Komodo dragons, that is -- might actually save us all.
Lizards who live in areas with isolated or wdiely spaced shades are more prone to the effects of global warming.
Researchers concluded that dinosaurs may have lips.
A new monitor lizard, scientifically known as Varanus semotus, was recently found isolated on Mussau Island. Boasting a long turquoise-spotted tail, this lizard is considered the island's top predator.
Not all lizards are able to change the color of their skin to blend in with their surroundings. Therefore Aegean wall lizards, for example, camouflage by choosing rocks that best match the color of their backs, thus ensuring they are able to remain hidden from avian predators.
A new study revealed that grasshoppers used to feed pet lizards carry allergens.
Some lizards may not be able to cope with future climate change temperatures, say researchers from the University of Exeter. Ultimately, they may have to adopt the motto "live fast and die young."
It's no secret that many species across the globe are suffering in the wake of climate change. Marine life, birds, insects, amphibians, and even lizards are on facing new hardships that they must rapidly adapt to if they want to survive. However, it turns out that at least for some species of lizards, they couldn't be happier.
Giant killer lizards roamed Australia during the time early humans first arrived on the southern continent, say researchers who now have the 50,000 year old fossil bones to prove it.
Western Serpentiform Skinks, a remote species that looks like a snake but has the arms and tongue of a lizard, have been considered extinct for a long time. But a recent photographed sighting in Kenya suggests there is hope – and more to learn about this reclusive species.
Lizards use bright colors to attract mates but this also makes their camouflage less effective, making them visible to predators, report researchers from the University of Cambridge.
Pre-reptile Bunostegos akokanensis is the earliest known creature to stand upright on all four legs. This species was thought to be a sprawler, but researchers from Brown University found that it had shoulders extending directly underneath its body instead of out to the sides.