Australian parks and wildlife rangers captured a 15-foot 5-inch-long, 1,300-lb. crocodile Monday (July 9). Experts told us how the animal got so big.
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Shortly after a man killed a rattlesnake in his backyard, the rattlesnake's severed head bit and injected venom into the man, seriously injuring him.
A new evolutionary investigation finds that skinks likely evolved to have green blood a total of four different times throughout history.
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.