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Willow Smith obsessed with snakes?

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:53

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

Dinosaur-era flying reptiles were extremely social

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 13:07

The fossilized remains of Pterosaurs or flying reptiles - who were wiped out nearly 120 million years ago from earth - have provided a slice of prehistoric life - revealing that these dinosaur-era creatures were extremely social.

Ancestor of giant flying reptiles found in China

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 18:39

Scientists have discovered fossil of the earliest and most primitive reptile, the largest known flying creature to have ever existed that lived some 163 million years ago.

Why alligators can pinpoint sounds so precisely

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 13:55

Alligators are the most vocal of the non-avian reptiles and are known to be able to pinpoint the source of sounds with accuracy.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 14:00

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!

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 20:59

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

Feathered dinosaurs? For your dreams only

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 12:56

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

New fossil evidence of mythical Kraken discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 13:28

Researchers, who first hinted at a giant kraken roaming the seas in 2011, are now backing their claims with new fossil evidence.

Scientists disapprove `Jurassic Park` theory

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 23:08

No real-life Jurassic park! Ancient dinosaur DNA is unlikely to survive inside the bodies of insects encased in amber, a new study has found, ruling out the `Jurassic Park` theory that the giant prehistoric reptiles could one day be resurrected.

Nineteen per cent world reptiles at risk of extinction

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 16:38

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

World`s first aquatic reptiles gave `live birth`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 21:36

Viviparity, the form of birth that produces living young, and not external eggs, could date back to 280 million years ago or even earlier, a new study has suggested.

Mammal ancestors `not as puny as thought`

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 17:12

The common ancestor of modern mammals may have actually been more like a small monkey in size, a genetic analysis has suggested.