Read more about the article Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb
Photo shows ten crocodile mummies in an undisturbed tomb in Qubbat al-Hawa, Aswan, Egypt. They were discovered in 2019, undated photo. (Patricia Mora Riudavets/Newsflash)

Mummified Fertility Crocs Found In Ancient Egyptian Tomb

A 2,500-year-old tomb with ten mummified crocodiles unearthed near the Nile was probably a tribute to an ancient Egyptian fertility god, experts have revealed. Experts say the mummified reptiles were…

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Read more about the article New Lizard Species With Tail Longer Than Its Body
Photo shows a new species of lizard discovered in Otishi National Park in Peru, undated. This new species belongs to the genus Proctoporus (Reptilia, Gymnophthalmidae) whose greatest diversity is found in the Andean foothills and whose specimens are characterized by having a tail longer than the body. (SERNANP/Newsflash)

New Lizard Species With Tail Longer Than Its Body

A new species of lizard with a tail longer than its entire body has been discovered in Peru. The species- named 'Proctoporus titans' - was found in the Andes mountains…

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Read more about the article Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered
Image shows the Messel boa (Messelophis variatus) which is the world's first fossil record of a viviparous snake, undated photo. It was discovered by an Argentine-German research team. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered

A team of scientists has discovered what they say is the first evidence in the world – dating back 47 million years – of a snake giving birth to its…

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Read more about the article Ugly Reptiles Facing Extinction, Say Experts
Argentine land turtle, the collection for the pet trade, wildfires and land use change put it in a very vulnerable situation. (CONICET-Luciano Avila/Newsflash)

Ugly Reptiles Facing Extinction, Say Experts

Over one in five reptiles species are in danger of extinction but no one seems to care because they are “less charismatic” than mammals or birds. During the 15-year research…

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Read more about the article Croc Conservation Project Facing Massive Overcrowding After Reptiles Stressed By Flooding Lay Too Many Eggs
Outside of the Yalta Crocodilarium, a crocodile farm, which is on the verge of closure due to insufficient space, in Crimea, Ukraine. (Newsflash)

Croc Conservation Project Facing Massive Overcrowding After Reptiles Stressed By Flooding Lay Too Many Eggs

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A crocodile conservation project that has several rare breeds is facing closure due to a lack of space after a flood stressed the reptiles - prompting them to lay a…

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Read more about the article Tragic End To Second Snake Drama In Same Week After Pet Viper Bites Owner Dead
An illustrative image of a European horned viper, as the one that bit the 24-year-old man in the city of Enns in Austria.

Tragic End To Second Snake Drama In Same Week After Pet Viper Bites Owner Dead

A second snake drama in the same week in Austria has end in tragedy after a 24-year-old man was fatally bitten by his pet viper. Dominic S., 24, died in…

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