There are 10,000 species of reptiles worldwide, according to the Reptile Database. Before the dinosaurs went extinct, reptiles were the dominant species to walk the planet for over 270 million years. Here are 14 breathtaking images of reptiles in the wild. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Komodo dragons […]
Since his debut in 1954, Godzilla has gotten bigger and bigger. In 2019’s “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”, he’s bigger than ever, towering at a whopping 119 meters. At that size, his heart wouldn’t be able to pump blood to his brain. His brain would send messages too slowly to […]
Scientists have used Crispr technology to genetically edit a reptile for the first time. A new study describes how the team tweaked the genes of 146 brown anole lizard embryos. The scientists created four albino lizards – each no bigger than a finger when they hatched. The lack of pigmentation […]
Alligator attacks don’t happen often, but when they do, they can be fatal. According to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission, there have been 24 fatal alligator attacks since 1973. So, what should you do if you find yourself face-to-face with one of these apex predators? We talked to the […]
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The first episode of “Planet Earth II,” the sequel to BBC’s acclaimed documentary miniseries, aired Sunday. And it was amazing. Possibly the most stirring moment in the episode involved a lone lizard and a minefield of snakes. It’s shot (and edited) cleverly to resemble a heart-pounding action thriller. But the […]
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