Reptiles

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Iguanas with chips: Florida seeks solution to invasive reptile problem
State official ‘proud that Florida is looked at as a leader’ but ‘tag day’ initiative opposed by some owners of exotic pets

Richard Luscombe in Miami

03, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Specieswatch: slow worms – the legless lizard and gardener’s friend
Don’t be alarmed if you spot one in your compost heap, they are harmless, except to pests like slugs

Paul Brown

28, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘It's helped lessen the feeling of doom’: readers' photos of their local wildlife
UK and European readers share their sightings of local wildlife from recent weeks

Guardian readers and Alfie Packham

01, Apr, 2021 @12:35 PM

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Australia confirms extinction of 13 more species, including first reptile since colonisation
Christmas Island forest skink and 12 mammals on list, which also includes the desert bettong, broad-cheeked hopping mouse and Nullarbor barred bandicoot

Adam Morton Environment editor

03, Mar, 2021 @5:15 AM

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Dragon slayer: how a prehistoric Australian goanna seduced the mighty Komodo
An ancestor of the sand monitor interbred with the world’s largest lizard, research reveals

Royce Kurmelovs

02, Mar, 2021 @5:57 AM

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Komodo dragons: 'the biggest, worst lizard of the modern day' | Helen Sullivan
From the Komodo’s mouth hang various strands of toxic drool, lightly coated in dust

Helen Sullivan

18, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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'Who doesn't love a turtle?' The teenage boys on a mission – to rewild Britain with reptiles
At 17, they were meant to be taking their A-levels this year. But Harvey Tweats and Tom Whitehurst have a big ambition: to replace the toads, frogs and lizards we have lost

Patrick Barkham

10, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Hopes for most endangered turtle after discovery of female in Vietnam lake
Find is chance for species’ survival say scientists as DNA results confirm turtle found in Hanoi district is a Swinhoe’s softshell

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Jan, 2021 @12:14 PM

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I went into my laundry and screamed. The giant lizard was still there
This lizard was my uninvited guest, the parasite in the basement, the stranger in the kitchen

Brigid Delaney

17, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Girl in Australia who yearned for pet snake ‘stoked’ to find one under Christmas tree
Quick-thinking mother uses saucepan, chopping boards to catch snake lounging among presents in Hobart, Tasmania

Josh Taylor

17, Dec, 2020 @5:48 AM

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Tiny frog species among series of finds in Andean ‘sky islands’
‘Ecological Swat team’ discovers 20 unknown species in Bolivia including viper and butterfly

Damian Carrington Environment editor

14, Dec, 2020 @1:17 PM

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'Makes the JK Rowling films look tame' – Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature review
This is way more than a celebration of the film series, showcasing the oddest things in the museum collection, from a horrific mermaid ‘fossil’ to the skull of a Dracorex Hogwartsia

Jonathan Jones

09, Dec, 2020 @3:19 PM

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