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Extinct Giant Lizard Named After Jim Morrison
I am the Lizard King. I can name anything.
How The Turtle Got Its Shell
Pictured: a turtle with a really cool shell.
How To Save America’s Rarest Turtle: Lower Our Expectations
How do we decide how rare an animal is? How do we figure out how long before it goes extinct? And how do we stop that from happening?
A Taste of Exotic Meats at the Explorers Club Annual Dinner
This past Saturday, March 17, was the 108th Explorers Club Annual Dinner. It was held, as ever, at the Waldorf-Astoria … Continued
In First Clinical Trial, Unemployed Rattlesnakes Find Work as Cancer-Fighters
An Irish company is using four American diamondback rattlesnakes in a new clinical trial that will test snake venom as … Continued
NASA Will Rescue Thousands of Sea Turtle Eggs from Oil Leak Areas
NASA’s latest mission doesn’t have anything to do with spacecraft or satellites. The space agency is helping thousands of baby … Continued
A Thoroughly Non-Mythical Dragon
Prying open the secrets of a giant lizard's poisonous bite
How lizards protect themselves from unwanted male advances
Missing Tortoise, Reclaimed Fungi
Species go home, or hope to
Learnin’ Bout the Birds and the Tyrannosaurs
Researchers confirm what has been long suspected: the fearsome predators are indeed closer to chickens than lizards