Tag: reptiles

Feb 9, 2021

New Contender for World’s Smallest Reptile Discovered in Madagascar

New Contender for World’s Smallest Reptile Discovered in Madagascar

At 13.5 mm, ‘Brookesia nana’ is the world’s smallest known reptile

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Sep 16, 2016

Guy Can’t Stop Laughing at Giant Python Casually Attacking Him

Guy Can’t Stop Laughing at Giant Python Casually Attacking Him

The three pythons measure a combined 60+ ft in length and weigh 600+ lbs

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Jul 20, 2016

You Know It’s Hot When a Lizard Can’t Even Handle the Heat

You Know It’s Hot When a Lizard Can’t Even Handle the Heat

When it’s too hot for even a lizard, you don’t need a thermometer to tell you to get out of the sun

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May 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Photograph by _iond_ on reddit “Run Shadowfax, show us the meaning of haste” – Gandalf Spotted at the Prague Zoo by reddit user _iond_, we see a triumphant turtle riding a crocodile, a Gharial to be exact. What a great capture. via _iond_ on reddit

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Apr 9, 2015

This Chameleon is Actually Two Body Painted Women

This Chameleon is Actually Two Body Painted Women

When they start to move, things get really interesting! The models were painted by award-winning, fine art body painter Johannes Stötter. Be sure to check out our previous posts on Johannes’ incredible artwork here and here.

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Apr 26, 2014

Picture of the Day :D

Picture of the Day :D

😀 Photograph by Yathin S Krishnappa According to photographer Yathin S Krishnappa, this is a Namaqua chameleon in threat display in the Namib desert in Namibia. The chameleon was in the middle of a highway and was approached to be moved off the road. The chameleon then changed its color to black…

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May 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: Macro Gecko

Picture of the Day: Macro Gecko

MACRO GECKO Photograph by ROBERT SEBER Photographer Robert Seber took this awesome shot of his neighbour’s gekco. It’s a unique perspective of a very cool animal. Shot details as follows: Canon 5D, MPE-65mm, ST-E2, 430 EX, Home-made polypropylene softbox, f/16, 1/200 sec, ISO 100. Geckos are lizards found in warm climates throughout…

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Apr 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Thorny Devil

Picture of the Day: The Thorny Devil

THE THORNY DEVIL Photograph by ihatecoverbands on Reddit The Thorny Devil (Moloch horridus), also known as the Thorny Dragon, Mountain Devil, Thorny Lizard, or the Moloch is an Australian lizard. It is the sole species of genus Moloch and grows up to 20 cm (8 in) in length and can live up…

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Jan 26, 2012

The Amazing Caterpillar That Looks Like a Snake

The Amazing Caterpillar That Looks Like a Snake

Photograph by KEN RIPPENGALE Deilephila elpenor, known as the Elephant Hawk-moth, is a large moth of the Sphingidae family. The species is found throughout Britain and Ireland. Its range extends across Europe, Russia, and into China, northern parts of the Indian subcontinent, Japan and Korea (though not Taiwan). Introduced specimens have been found in…

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Dec 5, 2011

Picture of the Day: Baby Chameleons Branching Out

Picture of the Day: Baby Chameleons Branching Out

BABY CHAMELEONS BRANCHING OUT Original Photographs by Igor Siwanowicz | Digital Artwork by Takacica @ deviantART The fantastic image above by Takacica was created from two stunning photographs by Igor Siwanowicz (picture 1, picture 2). These seven-day old baby chameleon hatchlings measure approximately 1.5cm (0.6 in) in length. Adorable! Takacica and…

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