Look out Geico Gecko, I think we may have found your replacement. There is CRAZY-LIKE buzz in the reptile world as a new “bumblebee” gecko species has been discovered in Papua New Guinea. The black-and-gold striped animal, aptly dubbed Nactus kunan, belongs to a genus of slender-toed geckos, which means “these guys don’t have the
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We all know chameleons are infamous for changing color when they feel the need to blend into their surroundings…but when did they acquire the ability to shrink down to the size of a toe nail clipping? The Brookesia micra (pictured above) is the smallest of four new chameleon species found on the African island country
This could quite possibly be the antichrist, but for now we will call it a rare, two-headed albino milk snake. Daniel Parker told Orlando television station WKMG-TV the snake hatched last week in an incubation container near central Florida. Most two-headed snakes have typical coloration, but Albino snakes don’t have dark pigmentation in their skin.
It looks like orange is the new green in the crocodile. Snappy’s fabulous orange skin is a result of the 8-foot-2-inch crocodile, attacking the water filter of his enclosure at Roaming Reptiles Animal Park in Australia. A crocodile expert interviewed by the Herald Sun said he believes the croc is in perfect health despite his
The tides may have turned for a one-ton male saltwater beast that was trapped in a creek in the Philippines Saturday night. After a grueling three-week hunt the giant 21-foot (6.4-meter) crocodile, which killed a water buffalo in an attack witnessed by villagers last month and was also suspected of having attacked a fisherman who
Thing could have turned out a lot worse for BBC presenter Steve Backshall than just wetting his pants. While filming for the BBC in Argentina, Backshall stumbled upon a spectacled Caiman which usually grow to about 2.5 meters. As you can see in the video, the reptile lunges at Backshall leg almost chomping clear through.