Category Archives: Lizards

Wayward iguana shows up at Alpha home

A 2-foot-long iguana paid a call to the home of Alpha residents Bill and Maryann Mason this afternoon. The rambling reptile showed up near the couple’s garage about 3:30 p.m. Both admitted the green creature with the long tail gave … Continue reading

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Komodo dragon attacks Indonesian park worker

An Indonesian worker escaped from a Komodo dragon attack by punching the creature on the snout until it released him and ran away, a national park official said today.

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Florida, USA: Large tegu lizard found in Ocala National Forest

Biologists worry that a new reptile found in the Ocala National Forest could tip the ecological balance.

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Island Reptiles Buck an Evolutionary Trend

The Caribbean island of Martinique has a lot to offer: beautiful beaches, tropical weather, and a perfect place to challenge notions about how new species arise.

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Fire-headed dragon discovered in Southeast Asia

Just weeks after scientists announced the discovery of a new monitor lizard in the Philippines, researchers have uncovered another unknown monitor inhabiting Southeast Asia. Described in Zootaxa, the new torch monitor (Varanus obor) is found only on the tiny island … Continue reading

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