Scientists have identified a new bright blue lizard hiding in plain sight. This lizard, found in Vietnam and named Calotes bachae, had long been thought to be another blue lizard species found in Myanmar and Thailand.

The colorful lizards can be spotted from far away, even in the deep Vietnamese rainforest. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY PETER GEISSLER Scientists have identified a new bright blue lizard hiding in plain sight. Share Share on emailEmail

libutron: “ Heloderma suspectum The Gila Monster, Heloderma suspectum (Helodermatidae), is a species of lizard native to southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Heloderma suspectum is one of only two venomous lizard species in the world...

libutron: “ Heloderma suspectum The Gila Monster, Heloderma suspectum (Helodermatidae), is a species of lizard native to southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Heloderma suspectum is one of only two venomous lizard species in the world.

Herpy: Northern Caiman Lizard

The caiman lizard (Dracaena guianensis) is a medium sized species of lizard, natively found in the jungles of South America. The caiman lizard is powerfully built and is one of the largest lizard species on the American continent.

A newly discovered lizard species has been living in isolation on the   far-flung Mussau Island in the Pacific Ocean for over a million years http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/12172960/Million-year-old-lizard-species-discovered-on-remote-Pacific-island.html?sf21513879=1

Million-year-old lizard species discovered on remote Pacific island

A monitor lizard trekking around Mussau in northeastern Papua New Guinea reigns supreme as the remote island's top predator and scavenger. And although it's been around for an estimated million years or more, scientists just recently discovered it.

lizards | New lizard species look like evil dinosaur hybrids

New lizard species look like evil dinosaur hybrids

New species of woodlizard: Enyalioides binzayedi. Photo by: P.

Climate change could see dozens of lizard species becoming extinct within the next 50 years, according to new research published today. The often one-directional evolutionary adaptation of certain lizard species' reproductive modes could see multiple extinctions as the global temperature increases.

Lizards facing mass extinction from climate change

Climate change could see dozens of lizard species becoming extinct within the next 50 years, according to new research published today. The often one-directional evolutionary adaptation of certain lizard species' reproductive modes could see multiple extinctions as the global temperature increases.

Woodlizard (Enyalioides binzayedi) male of a newly described species found in the Peruvian rain forest.  (Credit Pablo J. Venegas)

2 New Lizard Species Discovered in Peru

Two new woodlizard species have been uncovered from poorly explored areas of the Peruvian jungles. This image shows the male holotype of the newly discovered species Enyalioides binzayedi.

An adult female of E. altotambo. Credit: Luis A. Coloma/CC-BY 4.0

Here Be Dragons: 3 Spiky Lizard Species Found in Andes

Adult female of the newly discovered woodlizard "Enyalioides altotambo" from the Chocoan rainforests of northwestern Ecuador. This specimen is 132 millimeters inches) in length, excluding the tail. (Luis A.

4 Legless Lizard Species Discovered in California

4 Legless Lizard Species Discovered in California

The Bakersfield legless lizard (Anniella grinnelli), which today ranges from downtown Bakersfield in the southern San Joaquin Valley to the .

Blue Leopard Gecko | Lizard Species Index

Endemic to just a few square kilometers of eastern Tanzania, the electric blue gecko is classified as critically endangered due to the illegal international pet trade.

The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is a lizard species that is found on the islands (particularly the Komodo Island)

The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is a lizard species that is found on the islands (particularly the Komodo Island)

Europe to crack down on wildlife smugglers to protect rare lizard species

Europe to crack down on wildlife smugglers to protect rare lizard species

Europe to crack down on wildlife smugglers to protect rare lizard species EU proposal seeks to close a legal loophole allowing the sale of endangered lizards in Europe after a Guardian article revealed the scale of the problem

~Red-Eyed Crocodile Skink ~ Despite having a weird yet cute appearance, the Red-Eyed Crocodile Skink performs some unusual behaviors. They’re one of the few lizard species that vocalize when they’re in distress. They’re also notorious for fainting or playing dead, even when being held!

Red-eyed crocodile skink (Tribolonotus gracilis) was discovered in late nineties.

Lyriocephalus scutatus, another lizard species on threatened list. Photograph: Ruchira Somaweera/IUCN/ZSL

One in five reptile species faces extinction – study

Hump-nosed Lizard (Lyriocephalus scutatus) is a species of lizard within the agamid family, the only species in the genus Lyriocephalus. It is the largest agamid in Sri Lanka and lives in dense wet zone forests.

Abronia Arboreal Alligator Lizard

Dunno, but it's cool! {Apparently an Arboreal Alligator Lizard species!} Endangered in the wild.

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