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Incredible! 20-foot python rescued after trying to swallow goat - Watch video

Incredible! 20-foot python rescued after trying to swallow goat - Watch video

The reptile was later on successfully released into the forest, NDTV reported.

Reptile fossil explains how snakes lost their legs

Reptile fossil explains how snakes lost their legs

Scientists used CT scans to examine the bony inner ear of Dinilysia patagonica, a 2-metre long reptile closely linked to modern snakes.

Snake genome embedded with blueprints for growing limbs

Snake genome embedded with blueprints for growing limbs

Snakes have a genome that is associated with limb formation.

Climate change turning male dragon lizards into females

 Scientists have confirmed for the first time that sex change in reptiles can occur naturally due to exposure to increased temperatures resulting from climate change.

65 endangered juvenile gharials released into Ganges at Hastinapur, UP

65 endangered juvenile gharials released into Ganges at Hastinapur, UP

To protect the 'critically-endangered' species from extinction, the Uttar Pradesh government in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature has released 65 juvenile Gharials, bred in captivity, into the Ganges at Hastinapur.

Lizards breathe like birds

Lizards breathe like birds

 University of Utah scientists have shown that bird-like breathing also developed in green iguanas -- reptiles not known for high-capacity fitness.

Less mating, more greens equals a longer life in reptiles

 A slow pace of life, including reduced reproductive rates and a plant-rich diet, can increase the lifespan of reptiles, a new study has found.

Reptiles, eggs banned as Australia ramps up G20 security

 Eggs, tinned food, reptiles and surfboards will be banned in parts of Brisbane this week as Australia`s biggest peacetime deployment of police and soldiers braces for everything from unruly protests to mass hostage-taking at the Group of 20 summit.

Sex-hungry, meat-loving reptiles die early

A research suggests that meat eating reptiles who engage in sex early in their lives are at a higher risk of early death.

Animal rights group asks Kerala govt to observe 'Reptile Day'

Animal rights group asks Kerala govt to observe 'Reptile Day'

Animal rights activists today urged Kerala government to organise awareness programmes highlighting the significance of reptile conservation to mark the "National Reptile Awareness Day".

Reptiles can learn through imitation

Reptiles can learn through imitation

Researchers have for the first time found that reptiles are capable of social learning through imitation - an ability so far thought to be unique to humans and advanced primates, such as chimpanzees.

Willow Smith obsessed with snakes?

Willow Smith is reportedly obsessed with snakes and she even lets them sleep on her bed at night.

Ancient giant reptile`s live birth preserved in 248-million-year old fossil

A new study has claimed that Ichthyosaur fossils may show the earliest live birth from an ancient Mesozoic marine reptile.

These crocodiles rest on trees!

A study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns.

Feathered dinosaurs? For your dreams only

It is a reality check for those who have been enthusiastic about suggesting that dinosaurs were primitively feathered.

Nineteen per cent world reptiles at risk of extinction

London: A fifth of the world`s reptiles are estimated to be threatened with extinction, scientists have warned.

Reptiles were first to conquer dry land

New findings have proved that reptiles were the first animals to conquer dry land.

Eating reptiles could be hazardous to health

Reptiles are becoming a delicacy in some places around the world, but researchers are expressing concern over the dangerous side effects that come from eating them.

Eating reptiles could be hazardous to health

Reptiles are becoming a delicacy in some places around the world, but researchers are expressing concern over the dangerous side effects that come from eating them.

280-mn-yr-old reptile

Scientists have found the last meal of a 280-mn-yr old reptiles.