The colorful lizards can be spotted from far away, even in the deep Vietnamese rainforest. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY PETER GEISSLER Scientists have identified a new bright blue lizard hiding in plain sight. Share Share on emailEmail
Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko ~ Uroplatus phantasticus ~ The smallest of 12 species of bizarre-looking leaf-tailed geckos. The nocturnal creature has extremely cryptic camouflage so it can hide out in the forests of Madagascar.
Here Be Dragons: 3 Spiky Lizard Species Found in Andes
typhlonectes: “NEWLY DISCOVERED: Colorful New ‘Dwarf Dragons’ Found in South America The newfound wood lizards live in Ecuador and Peru—and chances are, there are more yet to be discovered, scientists.
Europe to crack down on wildlife smugglers to protect rare lizard species EU proposal seeks to close a legal loophole allowing the sale of endangered lizards in Europe after a Guardian article revealed the scale of the problem
Species New to Science: [Herpetology • 2018] Xenosaurus fractus • A New Species of Knob-scaled Lizard (Xenosauridae, Xenosaurus) from the Sierra Madre Oriental of Puebla, Mexico
libutron: “ Heloderma suspectum The Gila Monster, Heloderma suspectum (Helodermatidae), is a species of lizard native to southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Heloderma suspectum is one of only two venomous lizard species in the world.