Lizard

Delhi Secretariat has an uninvited guest: 2-foot-long monitor lizard causes stir inside premises

Delhi Secretariat has an uninvited guest: 2-foot-long monitor lizard causes stir inside premises

It was a two-foot-long monitor lizard, that was found inside the premises, said officials who rescued it later.

Sep 24, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Doctors remove live lizard from man's ear in China

Doctors remove live lizard from man's ear in China

In a shocking incident, a lizard was successfully removed by a team of doctors from a man's ear in Guangzhou, Southern China.

Aug 19, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
Lizard found in palak paneer in Mumbai; five of family rushed to hospital

Lizard found in palak paneer in Mumbai; five of family rushed to hospital

All the five victims are admitted in the hospital and are under observation.

Aug 16, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

No lessons learnt from CAG report on 'unsuitable' food; lizard found in biryani served onboard Poorva Express

Last week, a scathing report by the CAG said that the hygiene standards at railway catering units are below par.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Lizard found in biryani served to passenger travelling in Poorva Express

Lizard found in biryani served to passenger travelling in Poorva Express

A lizard was found in biryani served to a passenger on board the Poorva Express Train Number 12303 on Howrah-Delhi route on Tuesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
'MacGyver' red tegu lizard from California is a hit on internet! Watch why

'MacGyver' red tegu lizard from California is a hit on internet! Watch why

A couple from California has a 20-pound Argentine red tegu lizard as their loving pet at home.

Jul 11, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Pregnant woman finds deep-fried lizard in french fries at Kolkata McDonald's

Pregnant woman finds deep-fried lizard in french fries at Kolkata McDonald's

In a shocking find, a pregnant woman, on an outing with her daughter, found a deep-fried lizard in a serving of fries at a McDonald's outlet in the city.

Mar 03, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong

A lizard with dragon-like horns, a rainbow-headed snake are among the 163 new species discovered in 2015, claims Worl;d Wildlife Fund (WWF) in a new report.

Dec 19, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

New lizard species discovered in Mumbai, named after Indian scientist

A new species of a ground-dwelling lizard has been discovered in Goregaon's Aarey Colony and Thane's Badlapur forested belts, 130 years after the last such gecko was discovered, and has been named after a Bengaluru-based scientist Varad Giri.

Sep 28, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

'Jesus lizard' walked on water 48 million years ago

Scientists have discovered a 48-million-year-old fossil of a 'Jesus lizard', known for its ability to walk on water, in the US State of Wyoming.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

'Jesus lizard' walked on water 48 mn years ago

In what may provide insights into how climate change may affect tropical species, scientists have discovered a 48-million-year-old fossil, known as a "Jesus lizard", that could walk on water.

Jul 02, 2015, 15:44 PM IST
Shocking! Lizard found in Air India's meal tray; passenger complains, staff rubbish claim

Shocking! Lizard found in Air India's meal tray; passenger complains, staff rubbish claim

In a major embarrassment to the government, a meal tray with a lizard in it was reportedly served to a passenger onboard an Air India flight on Thursday.

Jun 13, 2015, 12:59 PM IST
Geckos' penises evolve six times faster than other body parts

Geckos' penises evolve six times faster than other body parts

A new study has revealed that lizard's penis evolves six times faster than any of its other parts.

Jan 12, 2015, 15:21 PM IST
Small lizard species found in Australia

Small lizard species found in Australia

A lizard species that weighs barely 16 gram and has remained practically unchanged for the past six million years has been found in Australia, a media report said Wednesday.

Dec 31, 2014, 12:43 PM IST
Two new lizard species discovered on Australian mountain

Two new lizard species discovered on Australian mountain

Australian scientists have discovered two new species of lizards in a remote area of Cape York Peninsula in northeastern Australia, academic sources reported Thursday.

Oct 30, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Dead lizard found in Bihar mid-day meal, 25 children taken ill

At least 25 children of a government school in Bihar`s Siwan district fell ill Friday after eating mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was found, officials said.

Jul 11, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

Mumbai scientist gets new lizard species named after him

Varad B Giri, senior scientist at the Bombay Natural History Society has been honoured with a new species of gecko, named after him, which he discovered last year from the Western Ghats in Maharashtra.

Jun 18, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

The strange tale of the lizard`s breath

Air flows through lizard lungs in one direction, a finding that may prompt a rethink about how some species evolved following Earth`s biggest mass extinction, a study said on Wednesday.

Dec 12, 2013, 09:34 AM IST

Lizard in Pakistani jail meal, women prisoners fall ill

Over a dozen women prisoners at a jail in this eastern Pakistani city were rushed to hospital when they fell ill after eating contaminated food, officials said on Friday.

Nov 29, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

Lizard found in mid-day meal in Odisha

A dead lizard was found in the mid-day meal at a primary school in Odisha, an official said.

Aug 02, 2013, 21:22 PM IST