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This four-legged snake fossil was probably a skinny lizard
The ancient reptile resembled “chubby spaghetti”.
These popular pet lizards may hold the key to studying skin cancer
A gene responsible for a lemony leopard gecko color morph is also linked to melanoma in humans.
This fossil isn’t a hummingbird-sized dinosaur, but an unusual lizard
The skulls were preserved and distorted by amber.
These lizards use built-in ‘scuba gear’ to breathe underwater
Semi-aquatic anoles can stay underwater for almost 20 minutes to avoid predators.
Negative calorie foods don’t exist, and these biologists have the flaming lizard poop to prove it
Bearded dragons are much more cooperative than humans.
Megapixels: CRISPR turned these lizards into ghosts
Albino lizards? For spring? Groundbreaking
These lizards are the holy grail of herpetology—they’re also targets in the illegal wildlife trade
Excerpt—Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking
Hurricanes may have made these lizards better huggers
Long forelimbs and short hind limbs, combined with big toe pads, may better suit the lizards for surviving hurricanes.
These animals will self-amputate arms, legs, and even sex organs to survive
And for other weird reasons, too.
Caught in a race against climate change, lizards hit an evolutionary dead end
The brown anole has little room left to evolve.