The first global analysis of its kind found that logging and farming are taking away reptile habitat at an unsustainable pace, exacerbating a worldwide decline in biodiversity.
The specimen shows that modern tuataras found in New Zealand are little changed from ancestors that lived 190 million years.
The fossilized remains of the marine reptile, often referred to as a “sea dragon” and believed to be 180 million years old, were discovered at a nature reserve.
A top conservation organization updated the status of the fierce giant lizards on its Red List of threatened species.
The lizards have complicated a rule of thumb that in evolution, once you lose a body part, you don’t regain it.
Covid-19 may be the tipping point when it comes to crocodile, python, ostrich, and clothes.
Important mysteries have been solved about a reptile with a giraffe-like neck that hunted prey 242 million years ago.
By studying the numerous ways animals keep their eyes wet and healthy, scientists hope to help address human vision problems.
A recent analysis of the flippers of living and extinct marine animals shows the enduring power of “baby mittens.”
The coolest reptiles on the planet occasionally freeze solid.
Weight training prompts changes in the nervous system that prime the muscles to get bigger and stronger.
Over 100 million years ago in what is now South Korea, evolution experimented with nine-foot-long bipedal reptiles.
A football-size egg from Antarctica and baby dinosaurs from Mongolia and Argentina shine new light on ancient reptile reproduction.