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Jan 20, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The reptile is an extinct species called the philydrosaurus, and likely lived during the Early Cretaceous, about 145 to about 100 million years ago.
Jan 15, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Every beach has its own unique magnetic signature and research finds sea turtles detect these signatures to locate their favorite spots.
Jan 10, 2015 12:01 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A lizard's penis evolves six times faster than any of its other parts.
Dec 23, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Nature has perfectly outfitted Bornean gliding lizards with colors matching falling leaves in their different environments.
Nov 20, 2014 07:53 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Three huge Galapagos tortoises at a zoo in Santa Fe seek out neck rubs and shell scrubs from two women zookeepers.
Aug 13, 2014 03:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Beast sported a bony crest on its head that looked like the wings of a butterfly, and had the wingspan needed to take flight at a very young age.
Apr 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Many pterodactyls, such as the ones depicted in Jurassic Park, were huge, but the dino-era airborne beasts evolved from a tiny flying reptile. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As if an 18-foot snake that can eat humans isn't worrisome enough, a new study has found that Burmese pythons possess incredible, natural GPS ability. Continue reading →
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