Australian scientists have devised a method of conservation through feeding giant monitor lizards small cane toads.
Put into automotive terms, the chameleon’s tongue could go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in a hundredth of a second.
It could be trouble ahead for the endangered Bermuda skink, a lizard that may soon have to share its turf with the invasive Cuban brown anole.
With conditions harsh enough as it was, Australia's first human inhabitants had to keep an eye out for nearly 20-foot apex predators.
What started as a friendly competition between biologists has since turned into an all-out explosion of cuteness.
Which came first: mountains or the creatures on them? Research on a tropical mountain paradise in Borneo helps answer that riddle.
The finding suggests the different niches inhabited by the lizards have, incredibly, changed little over the past 20 million-year.
T. rex and other big dinosaurs had teeth that were specialized for tearing through flesh and bone -- only one living animal has similar tooth structure. Can you guess which?
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