Category Archive: Lizard

Can You Train Your Pet Lizard?

When referring to a lizard’s intelligence, the general consensus is there is not much going on upstairs. Sure there are inherited instincts with hardwired chemical and hormone reactions for such tasks as mating,… Continue reading

What came first, the Dino or the Lizard?

The evolution of dinosaurs and lepidosaurs (predecessors of modern tuataras, lizards, and snakes) came from a reptile ancestor over 250 million years ago. Two main lineages came from that split, the archosaurs (ancestors… Continue reading

Did you know some lizards can be legless?

Did you know some lizards can be legless? There are over 200 species of legless lizards worldwide.  Fossil records suggest millions of years ago species of lizards all over the world independently lost… Continue reading