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A life-threatening condition with a boring-sounding name has consequences that are gruesome and potentially deadly.
About 49 million years ago, a long-tailed monitor lizard perceived the world not with two but with four eyes, a new study finds.
Judging by the interlocked combatants' bodies, no quarter was given in the final minutes of this deadly struggle.
Hunters caught a record-breaking 17-foot-long (5 meters) Burmese python in the Everglades on Dec. 1, but experts say there are likely hundreds of the massive snakes still in hiding.
Their cuteness and gentleness when handled makes this common desert creature, the horned lizard, one of the most lovable of all species of reptiles.
An analysis of 16 baby pterosaur embryos found in northwestern China shows that these little reptiles likely couldn't fly once they hatched.
An Australian teenager was left fighting for his life after being bitten by his pet inland taipan, one of the most dangerous snake species in the world, according to news reports.
In a stunning frog photo recently shared widely from Reddit, a swallowed snake isn't going down without a fight.
A village in Indonesia enjoyed a snake-meat feast this weekend after a resident wrestled and killed a 26 foot-long (7.8 meters) python.
In a case worthy of Sherlock Holmes, researchers are trying to figure out exactly when and where in the world a long-fingered lizard got trapped in the sticky sap of a tree.
An ancient sea monster the size of a car might sound like a behemoth, but it was quite small compared with its ginormous cousins, some of which reached bus lengths, new research finds.