OMG! “Mini-Meleon” Discovered Just In Time To Be My Valentine

brookesia micra

Habitat: north Madagascar Status: Not Evaluated This is truly the teeniest, tiniest chameleon I’ve ever seen – along with the rest of the world! This newly…

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Rhinoceros Iguanas: the Modern Day Triceratops!

rhinoceros iguana, Cyclura cornuta (1)

Habitat: Hispaniola, Haiti and the Dominican Republic Status: Vulnerable Looking like a modern day Triceratops, the Rhinoceros Iguana (Cyclura cornuta) is a large, heavy species…

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Five-banded Gliding Lizard: Proving Dragons Are Mythical No More

Draco quinquefasciatus, Five-banded Gliding Lizard (1)

Habitat: from southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia to Sumatra and Borneo. Also recently found in Singapore’s forests Status: Not Evaluated If anyone ever tells you…

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False Coral Snake: All Tricks and No Treats

false coral snake, pipe snake, Anilius scytale (5)

Habitat: South America Status: Not Evaluated I can’t think of a better reptile mascot for Halloween than the False Coral Snake or Pipe Snake (Anilius…

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New Species of Crocodile Newt Discovered: Appears To Be Forged of Magma!

Tylototriton ziegleri, crocodile newt (1)

Habitat: known from Hà Giang and Cao Bằng provinces in northern Vietnam; there is a photograph to suggest it also occurs in Lào Cai Province…

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SSSSeriously SSScaly Bro: The Hairy Bush Viper

Hairy Bush Viper. Atheris hispida (1)

Habitat: Central Africa Status: No Conservation Concerns This seriously scaly fellow is the Hairy Bush Viper (Atheris hispida)! You can probably assume where it gets…

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Behold the Green Unicorn!!! … A.K.A. the Vietnamese Long-nosed Snake

Behold the Green Unicorn!!! ... A.K.A. the Vietnamese Long-nosed Snake

image credit: telegraph.co.uk image credit: breeders-expo.de image credit: lacerta.nl image credit: venomland.net image credit: heosemys image credit: Tad 20D image credit: vulting Habitat: Northern Vietnam…

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The Ornate Wood Turtle: A Living Masterpiece!

Elephant Trunk Snake: You Are One Weird-looking Animal

The Desert Banded Snake is Tiger-striped and Ready to Strike

Jan's banded snake, Simoselaps bertholdi (6)

Habitat: Australia (Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia) Status: Not Listed This small yet striking species is the Desert Banded Snake (Simoselaps bertholdi) also known…

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