A massive turtle fossil unearthed in China is without its characteristic shell but already sports a toothless beak like its modern descendants. It just might be the missing link in the history of turtle evolution.
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.
Conservationists say there’s hope for the 'lost' giant tortoises of Floreana Island.
Officials at Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee are currently investigating the mysterious death of more than 30 reptiles in its main herpetology building.
A video of a massive alligator was caught on video casually waltzing at the Circle B Bar Reserve nature preserve near Lakeland in Florida.
About 126 new species of reptiles and amphibians were discovered in the island of Mindanao in the Southern Philippines.
Two mammal-like reptiles were confirmed to be the species that led to the rise of the mammals. These two ancient reptiles belong to the group of cynodonts.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is up in arms in catching the large monitor lizards at the Lumphini Park in Bangkok. The lizards have been reported to wreak havoc in the park, damaging plants and frightening visitors.
Studies revealed that Diego, a Galapagos giant tortoise, fathered almost 40 percent of the young offsprings released in the wild on Española Island in the Galapagos Islands. His sexual exploits may just save his species from extinction.
Many animal species have survived through the years by migrating to places that could serve as their refuge.
This gator loves to eat chocolate chip cookies and pizza and has lived with the Floridan man for 47 years.
Matt Graves, father of toddler Lane who was killed in the incident, said two gators were involved in the attack. Following the incident, Disney began to implement changes in its parks.
The eight-foot alligator also managed to go over the barbed wires. Now, the residents fear that the alligator may come running after them.
Temperature-triggered sex change! A study revealed that these genetically male species hatch as females and give birth to other lizards.