Lizards News

Picture: Blue-tongued monitor lizard

Water monitor photographed in Sabah, on the island of Borneo. The monitor lizards is known as 'biawak' in Malay. Picture by Rhett A. Butler. The Southeast Asian water monitor (Varanus…

The dark side of new species discovery

This interview is an excerpt from The WildLife with Laurel Neme, a program that explores the mysteries of the animal world through interviews with scientists and other wildlife investigators. "The…

Photos: rats drive island lizard to extinction

The Selmunett lizard (Podarcis filfolensis ssp. Kieselbachi) is very likely extinct, according to Maltese naturalist Arnold Sciberras. One of four subspecies of the Maltese wall lizard, the Selmunett lizard was…