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New Gecko Species Named After Van Gogh
A newly discovered gecko species has been named after Van Gogh. The researchers were reminded of The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. (March 30, 2024)

New Lizard Species Discovered in Dominican Republic
A new species of lizard has been discovered in the Dominican Republic. It is an anole. (June 18, 2016)

New Monitor Lizard Species Discovered on Mussau Island
A new species of monitor lizard has been discovered on the remote Mussau Island. It has been named Varanus semotus. (February 24, 2016)

New Species of Extinct Worm Lizard Discovered in Texas
Scientists have discovered the fossilized skull of a previously unknown species of worm lizard in Texas. It has been dubbed the Lone Star lizard. (February 19, 2016)

Bornean Gliding Lizards Disguise Themselves as Falling Leaves
Gliding lizards in Southeast Asia diguise themselves as falling leaves in order to avoid being eaten by birds. (January 19, 2015)

Scientists Discover Two New Lizard Species in Philippine Black Market
Scientists have discovered a new lizard species. The lizards being sold in a black market in Manila. (January 15, 2015)

World's Smallest Goanna Lizard Discovered in Western Australia
The world's smallest goanna lizard has been discovered in Western Australia. It is about 9 inches long. (December 30, 2014)

Four New Species of Legless Lizards Discovered in California
Four new species of legless lizards have been discovered in California by California biologists. (September 18, 2013)

Two New Species of Woodlizards Discovered in Peru
Two new species of woodlizards have been discovered in Peru. (March 20, 2013)

Scientists Say Regenerated Lizard Tails Are Different Than Original Lizard Tails
Scientists from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona examined the anatomical and microscopic make-up of regenerated lizard tails and discovered that the new tails are quite different from the original tails. (October 9, 2012)

24 New Species of Skinks Discovered on Caribbean Islands
Twenty-four new species of skinks have been discovered on Caribbean islands by a team led by Blair Hedges, of Penn State University, who has described the species scientifically. (May 2, 2012)

Georgia Tech Researchers Studying Sandfish Lizards for Search and Rescue Robot Ideas
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have been studying sandfish lizards for the past three years. (March 22, 2012)

Scientists Add Tails to Robots After Watching Lizards Jump With a High Speed Camera
Scientists at UC Berkeley added tails to little robots after studying jumping agama lizards with a high speed camera. (January 9, 2012)

Nile Monitor Lizard Sightings on the Rise in South Florida
The Nile Monitor is a large lizard which can grow to be seven to nine feet long as adults. (June 29, 2011)

Researchers Build Robot Inspired by Sandfish Lizard
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology built a robot that can penetrate and "swim" through granular material. (May 10, 2011)