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.

Actor, aide arrested for sale of endangered live reptiles

A small-time South Indian actor
and his accomplice were arrested today from South Delhi for
illegal possession and sale of endangered live reptiles, a top
official said.

Goa`s forest dept rescues 1693 reptiles in 2009

With the increase in encroachment on
jungles, Goa`s Forest Minister on Monday said that his department
was rescuing four reptiles everyday from residential areas.