A newly discovered 6ft lizard that is up to 40 million years old has been named after The Door’s frontman Jim Morrison – adding a whole new meaning to the words ‘musical scale’.
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Friday 31 August 2012
One of the world's deadliest snakes was discovered lurking inside a shipping container that had passed through a port in Essex.
Thursday 23 August 2012
A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a tit-for-tat attack, a newspaper said today.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Has he discovered a new type of snake?
Friday 20 July 2012
More than 1,500 turtles have made a gradual escape from their farm in the United States.
Sunday 15 July 2012
'Dundee' actor and Irwin family take opposing sides, as once-endangered species prospers
Tuesday 26 June 2012
It may be a curlew or a kakapo. It may be the baiji, or a bat. But no one knows for sure, now, what is the rarest creature on the planet.
Saturday 26 May 2012
The body of one of two Britons who went missing after setting out to canoe along a crocodile-infested river in India has been found by a search team.
Sunday 19 February 2012
Four Chinese men face deportation from Zimbabwe after they were arrested on charges of cruelty to tortoises, according to local media.
Sunday 05 February 2012
Out of America: The US loves movies about bizarre creatures wreaking havoc. Now it's got them for real
Wednesday 01 February 2012
If you go down to the Florida Everglades today, you're in for a big surprise: in the past 12 years, 90 per cent of the wild mammals which once roamed freely through the National Park have gone.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
A man tried to board a plane in Argentina with almost 250 poisonous snakes and endangered reptiles in his baggage, each meticulously labelled with its Latin name.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Australia’s saltwater crocodiles are notoriously fond of human flesh. But yesterday it was a lawnmower that took the fancy of Elvis, a 16-foot croc living in a reptile park north of Sydney.
Saturday 24 December 2011
Police have discovered 11 Nile crocodiles – five of them squeezed into a small shower – and an alligator at a house.
Monday 05 September 2011
A man is in custody after being accused of biting a python in what police in California said was apparently an unprovoked attack on a friend's pet snake. The suspect, David Senk, 54, was arrested on suspicion of unlawfully maiming a reptile, Sacramento police said. The snake was badly injured and needed stitches after surgery to its wounds.
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