Scientists have now solved an important piece of the turtle evolution puzzle.
Recent fossil evidence has helped paleontologists prove that turtles share a recent common ancestor with birds, lizards, and crocodiles.
Madagascar, noted for its rich diversity of species, has revealed new secrets: eleven new species of reptile have been discovered on the island in recent years. These have been collated in a new science paper.
Hacking group Lizard Squad took control of the Malaysia Airlines website homepage for a while earlier today, replacing it with a high-profile mocking of the disasters that have struck the troubled company in the past year.
The Greater Short-Horned Lizard is certainly a unique reptile — to defend itself against predators, it shoots blood from its eyes. However, the impressive lizard is rarely seen and scientists are trying to help remove its "at-risk" status.
Komodo dragons are the world’s largest living lizards. They grow to 10 feet long and run fast like a dog. They would have been a great candidate for the inspiration behind the mythical dragons in Europe, but Europeans didn't discover them until 1910.
A Japanese blogger claims to have spotted a lizard running loose on the Martian landscape in a NASA photo. The blogger alerted the website, UFO Sightings Daily, and incredibly, the "discovery" of "life" on Mars has sparked frenzied speculation.
New research into one of the creatures which connects dinosaurs to birds, the Microraptor, indicates that the crow-like creature had black feathers. The discovery is an important one for evolutionary science.
Vietnamese customers have been enjoying a lizard common in the menu of restaurants around the Mekong River Delta. It turns out that lizard is a self-reproducing, endemic, all-female new species.
The Mwanza Flat-Headed Rock Agama, a Kenyan reptile with color hues and segments uncannily similar to the famed Marvel Comics superhero, is fast becoming a pet craze in the UK. Spidey fans have been flocking to exotic pet stores to snatch up their own.
The National Academy of Sciences unveiled today a newly discovered fossil of a very peculiar lizard. The fossil reveals that the ancient tree living lizard coasted through the air using a wing-like membrane stretched across elongated ribs.