Squamata
The Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles, comprising all lizards and snakes. With over 9,000 species, it is also the second-largest order of vertebrates, after th...
Squamata - Wikipedia
Snake fangs - Snake Facts
Snakes fangs are specialized teeth found in venomous species.
These Geckos Can Run on Water
The list of animals that can race across water is short, but it has a new entry: the Asian house gecko. It uses a half-running, half-swimming motion to propel itself across water at great speeds. Scie...
Dramatic footage shows three boys... - Tri-State Weather
Dramatic footage shows three boys desperately trying to save a dog caught in a snake’s death grip.
Rough Earth Snake
The rough earth snake (Haldea striatula) is a small non-venomous snake native to the southeastern regions of the United States.
Rough Earth Snake
The rough earth snake (Haldea striatula) is a small non-venomous snake native to the southeastern regions of the United States.
How Do Chameleons Change Colors?
How Do Chameleons Change Colors?
Worm Snake - Snake Facts
The worm snake ( genus Carphophis ) is small colubrid non-venomous snake endemic to the central and eastern United States. There are 2 recognized species in the Carphophis genus, known as the worm...
Worm Snake - Snake Facts
The worm snake ( genus Carphophis ) is small colubrid non-venomous snake endemic to the central and eastern United States. There are 2 recognized species in the Carphophis genus, known as the worm...
Uromastyx Lizard
This yellow lizard is a vegan.🦎💛
How Do Chameleons Change Colors?
How Do Chameleons Change Colors?
The horrifying-looking thorny devil...
The horrifying-looking thorny devil actually isn’t as scary as it looks. (via Seeker)
Chameleon Tongues Strike With Deadly Precision
The "master of disguise" has another trick up its sleeve: a super-fast tongue. (via bioGraphic)
Texas Rat Snake
The Texas rat snake ( Pantherophis obsoleta lindheimeri ) is a subspecies of rat snake, a non-venomous colubrid snake found in the United States. As their name indicates these snakes are primarily...
Texas Rat Snake - Snake Facts
The Texas rat snake ( Pantherophis obsoleta lindheimeri ) is a subspecies of rat snake, a non-venomous colubrid snake found in the United States. As their name indicates these snakes are primarily...
Arabian Sand Boa - Snake Facts
The Arabian sand boa (Eryx jayakari) is a boa species endemic to the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula and southern Iran. These small snakes have a stout round body, growing to a total length of 15 or ...
Lizard
Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with approximately over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains. The group, tradition...
Lizard - Wikipedia
Gecko
Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world. They range from 1.6 to 60 cm. Most geckos cannot blink, but they often lick their eyes to keep...
Gecko - Wikipedia
Snake
Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes that can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids and external ears. Like all squamates, snakes are ...
Snake - Wikipedia
Venomous animals
Venom is the toxin used by venomous animals. Venom is injected into victims by means of a bite, sting or other sharp body feature.The potency of different venoms varies; lethal venoms are often chara...
Venomous animals - Wikipedia
Amphisbaenia
Amphisbaenia (called amphisbaenians or worm lizards) is a group of usually legless squamates, comprising over 180 extant species. Amphisbaenians are characterized by long bodies, reduction or loss of ...
Amphisbaenia - Wikipedia
Diplodactylinae
Diplodactylinae is a subfamily in the family Gekkonidae sensu lato. In some classifications, it is equivalent to family Diplodactylidae, which is in the infraorder Gekkota. There are 142 species in s...
Diplodactylinae - Wikipedia
Snake fangs - Snake Facts
Snakes fangs are specialized teeth found in venomous species.
Ahaetulla pulverulenta
Brown-speckled whipsnake Ahaetulla pulverulenta is a species of tree snake found in the Western Ghats of India and Sri Lanka. Known as හෙනකදයා (henakadaya) in Sinhala. This name provided the name anac...
Rough Earth Snake
The rough earth snake (Haldea striatula) is a small non-venomous snake native to the southeastern regions of the United States.
Lycodon striatus
Lycodon striatus, commonly known as the northern wolf snake or the barred wolf snake, is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake from southern Asia.
Lycodon striatus is found in Afghanistan, Indi...
Lycodon striatus - Wikipedia
Worm Snake - Snake Facts
The worm snake ( genus Carphophis ) is small colubrid non-venomous snake endemic to the central and eastern United States. There are 2 recognized species in the Carphophis genus, known as the worm...
Atheris desaixi
Atheris desaixi is a venomous viper species endemic to Kenya, where only two isolated populations are known. It is known for its striking black and yellow coloration. No subspecies are currently recog...
Gekkoninae
Gekkoninae is a diverse subfamily of the family Gekkonidae, geckos. It has the most species and genera — over 850 species in 57 genera. Hemidactylus and Cyrtodactylus together account for 185 species...
Gekkoninae - Wikipedia
Cerastes vipera
Cerastes vipera is a venomous viper species endemic to the deserts of North Africa and the Sinai Peninsula. No subspecies are currently recognized.
Adults average 20-35 cm (8-14 inches) in total ...