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  • The green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis), when caught by a predator, can lose its tail and then grow it back. Researchers have discovered the genetic 'recipe' as to how this happens.
    Biologists unravel genetic recipe for tail regeneration in lizards
    A team of scientists from Arizona State University are the first to completely describe the set of genes and hormones that are involved in the regeneration of tails in the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis). The researchers propose that...
  • The Big Guy
    'Godzilla': a product of mother nature...not human nature
    Picture this, a helicopter flies over a lusciously green island. Upon landing, out comes two scientists, a man and a woman, leading experts in their field. They have come to examine findings from an archeological dig. It’s possible that...
  • No Turning Back
    Spider-Man: No Turning Back
    Part 1: “The Win Column”A large crowd gathers on the New York dock to receive the Horizon team with a hero’s welcome after they aided the Avengers defeat Doctor Octopus and as they exit the boat, Max Modell tells Peter Parker he...
  • Gila Monster
    Animals of Red Rock Canyon: Gila Monster
    Spring time. The weather is getting warmer, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping. All the animals come out to play. The deer and burro descend to drink from the natural springs, the bighorn sheep skip lightly over red rocks, the ground...
  • A pet bearded dragon
    Mailbag: reptile questions
    Here are some answers to some recently posed questions.How often should my corn snake shed?Snakes are ectotherms, meaning they are cold blooded. Their metabolism is based on the temperature of their environment. Most snakes shed about once every 4...
  • Big reptile show returns to Houston in November
    Big reptile show returns to Houston in November
    Reptile lovers and herpers are among the non-traditional-pet enthusiasts waiting for November 17 and 18, when Repticon returns to the Pasadena Convention Center. This family-friendly activity features educational seminars and exhibits for children...
  • Brazilian Red Tail Boa
    Red tail red flag
    Snakes can seem very cute and harmless behind the glass of your local pet store. They are small, timid, and seem very manageable as juveniles. A simple explanation of their routine care by the salesman at the store and anyone can be convinced of...
  • Six-foot lizard on the loose in Colorado
    Six-foot lizard on the loose in Colorado
    There is a six-foot lizard on the loose in Colorado. Residents in Woodland Park actually received a reverse 911 warning them to be on alert over the reptile according to a KKTV report.The six-foot lizard's owner Greg said that his name is ...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man
    Review: Batman impersonation not a talent of 'The Amazing Spider-Man'
    Batman's fit perfectly, the X-Men's rejuvenated them andSuperman will try to exchange his without the receipt in 2013, but now it’s Spider-Man’s turn to try on a brand new pair of reboots. But beside Sony Pictures, who wanted...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man in comics
    The Amazing Spider-Man: from Comics to screen and back again
    With the film The Amazing Spider-Man currently holding the #2 spot on the box office charts with $75,017,570 domestic and $125,217,570 worldwide grosses, it is always good to remember that Spidey started off in the comics and — after his...
  • Bearded dragons on a bed
    Repticon Baltimore
    This weekend marks the third annual May Repticon show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. Reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates were for sale along with supplies and some interesting and different products.If your bearded dragon isn...
  • Lizard Amazing Spider-Man photo
    New 'Amazing Spider-Man' trailer debuts with 'Avengers'
    "The Avengers" opened this weekend and thousands of comic book fans also treated with a brand new trailer for "The Amazing Spider-Man". Director Marc Webb is rebooting the Spider-Man franchise and this trailer reveals a few of...
  • Monitor Lizard
    With animals, biggest doesn't equal fastest
    Quick logic says that the larger an animal is, the faster it runs. Compare a greyhound to toy poodle; only one inspires thoughts of breath-taking sprints.But compare that same greyhound to an elephant, and the effect doesn’t scale up. While...
  • Metallic pony bead lizard zipper pull
    Pony bead animals- Lizard
    While growing up in Portland, beaded animals were seen everywhere. Kids had them on their jacket zippers, their backpacks, key chains, and smaller one on their phones or earrings. Most any child can do this simple craft with a little guidance....
  • The Amazing Spider-Man
    New 'Amazing Spider-Man' photos give Lizard first look and Emma Stone
    Movie fans in Scottsdale are awaiting the release of The Amazing Spider-Man later this year. On Wednesday, Movie Web shared the two latest photos released from the film featuring Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield. The HD Room also shared the photos...