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Lizard Species

Hoopoe. A scarce summer visitor, occasional breeder .

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from Mail Online

Royal Society reveals best nature pictures of the year

Tadpoles overhead. Overall winner, Category winner: Ecology and Environmental Science. Tadpoles of many anuran species come in high numbers, but not many make it to adulthood. Here a group of common toad (Bufo bufo) tadpoles is seen from below by Bert Willaert, Belgium. It was shot with a canon G12 camera in a Recsea underwater housing and a Dyron dome port.

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from BBC Nature

Tiny lizards found in Madagascar

The tiniest species of geckos found in Madagascar. Now that's small!

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Chinese water dragon (Physignathus cocincinus) is a species of agamid lizard native to China and Indochina. It is also known as Asian water dragon, Thai water dragon, and green water dragon.

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from Mail Online

Scientists unveil 20 new species ...but with a blue scorpion, and a tarantula the size of a hand, couldn't we have got by without knowing?

The satanic leaf-tailed gecko was observed in the Mantadia-Zahamena corridor of Madagascar in 1998

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from Mail Online

The incredible purple frog that's one of 24 new species discovered in South America

Scientists have discovered 24 new species of wildlife in the South American highlands of Suriname, including a frog with fluorescent purple markings

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from The Telegraph

Environment

Leaf-tailed #Gecko Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko Andasibe-Mantadia National Park #Madagascar

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Brown Basilisk or Striped Basilisk (Basiliscus vittatus; in some areas referred to as "common basilisk") is one species of basilisk lizard. They are native to Mexico, Central America and adjacent northwestern Colombia, but have been introduced into the U.S. state of Florida as a feral species.

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from the Guardian

Amphibians facing 'terrifying' rate of extinction

Amazon milk frog - The Mission golden-eyed tree frog or Amazon milk frog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix) is a large species of arboreal frog native to the Amazon Rainforest in South America. It is sometimes referred to as the blue milk frog. It was first discovered along the Maracanã River in Brazil.

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Male four-horned chameleons (Chamaeleo quadricornis) have between two and six horns and can reach up to 40 cm in length. Also known as Cameroon bearded chameleons,

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