Posts Tagged ‘lizards’

Armored Lizards

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Scientists are using CT scanning and 3-D imaging to study the endoskeletons of armored lizards without harming them.

Diverse Manu National Park

Monday, February 24th, 2014
lizards, manu, ambphibians, reptiles, frogs, chytrid, peru, biodiversity

This forest reserve in Peru has the largest amphibian and reptile diversity on the planet.

A Fighting Rainbow

Friday, December 20th, 2013
lizards, chameleons, colors, fight, battle

Aggressive male chameleons flash bright colors before and during a batte.


Sunday, November 17th, 2013
Eastern fence lizards

Blue “beards” may play a role in mating preferences for both male and female Eastern fence lizards

Legless Lizards’ Lives

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
lizards, legless, reptiles, anniella, uc berkeley, museum of vertebrate zoology, uc, museum of paleontology, james, parham

Fascinating reptiles deserve fascinating names and homes!

California Legless Lizards

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
reptiles, lizards, snakes, legless, anniella, uc berkeley, fullerton, james, parham, california

Four new species of colorful legless lizards are described today.

Housework Kills!

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

In Spanish and English. Housework makes female Komodo dragons’ lives shorter…

Leaping Tails

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Here’s a tale about tails—lizards’, robots’ and dinosaurs’ tails to be exact.

Friday Science News Round-up

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Reptilian embryos, C. elegans in space and exoplanets galore—get ready for a wild Friday science news round-up!

Super Herps!

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Two new studies shed light on the sheer awesomeness of lizards and newts.

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