Who run the world? Lizards, why of course. But their reign might be coming to an end, thanks to global warming.
Remember that annoying bastard of a dinosaur from Jurassic Park that sprayed his face open and spewed out poison at people? Yeah, that damn Dilophosaur terrified me as a kid. Actually, I’m still scared of it. So if I saw this frilled-neck lizard chasing me down like this, I’d totally lose it. This little lizard prick…
Biologists just discovered 11 new species of chameleon hiding in plain sight—as chameleons tend to do.
Behold "Fighter," crafted by a team of ice-carving artists (Japan's Junichi Nakamura and Shinichi Sawamura, and the U.S.'s Chan Kitburi and Dean Murray). It took first prize in the multi-block division and a Governor's Award (voted on by event volunteers) at the 2015 World Ice Art Competition.
In the video below, Dr. Ed Stanley explains why using these technologies is so important for scientists studying these lizards. Also, he holds up a 3D printed skull of one named Smaug giganteus. Yes, it's named after exactly what you think it is.
Quite correctly, John Oliver was devastated by the loss of Russia's space sex geckos. So he and A Great Big World performed "Say Something" as a tribute. Complete with a sex gecko mascot.
Meet the Red-headed rock agama, Agama mwanzae. The lizard, native to East Africa is a fascinating critter, and not just because it likes to cosplay as Peter Parker's alter-ego.
A giant prehistoric lizard who feasted on huge mammals back when the world was broiling is a possible preview of what our world will look like when climate change melts the ice caps. The "Lizard King," named for Jim Morrison's reptilian alter ego, thrived upon the flesh of big animals during a warm age 36 million…
What's better than anthropomorphic, frilly lizards? Anthropomorphic, frilly lizards back from the future. Via DeLorean, of course.
After a hurricane wiped out all the lizard species on certain islands in the Bahamas, scientists re-populated the small islands with two lizards of each kind. They then sat back and watched how those lizards evolved to get an up-close look at the Founder Effect.
Screw ghost riding the whip, forget flash mobs. There's a new internet craze threatening our children: taunting lizards and amphibians with fake food on your smartphone. Sure it's cute when they're crushing virtual insects but it's not so cute when they attack your finger.
Using new infrared light techniques, scientists have at last been able to analyze the chemical composition of a piece of lizard skin, preserved for millions of years in dry rock. So what did these reptiles look like in pre-human times?
Ready to see what the visitors from ABC's alien television series really look like without their human suits? Now you can. Check out the lizard beasts in their creepy alien glory! Spoilers ahead.
It's a 1970s television staple: the scene at the end of an episode where somebody says something, and everybody laughs or deploys a cheesy grin. It just goes horribly wrong in this scene, where they're all chuckling about "pain wands."
This two-headed bobtail lizard from Perth, Australia has two brains, and it consequently has trouble moving its hindlegs. But that's not its biggest problem - no, the lizard's larger head wants to devour its smaller one. Talk about self-loathing.
Great news! One of the great authors of our time, Daniel Manus Pinkwater, will finally be translated to the big screen. Pinkwater sold the movie rights to his awesome novel, Lizard Music, to Tiny Dancer Films, which produced the movie Married Life. In Lizard Music, a young boy is left alone for two weeks, and sees…
Brace yourselves, Battlestar fans: in real life Starbuck would probably be ugly as sin. Think more like a Ferengi, less like a supermodel. So would anyone else from the 12 Colonies, most likely. That's the implication of a new study of evolution here on Earth, which shows that natural selection can work at break-neck…