The tuatara’s ancestors survived the dinosaurs, the comet, and the Ice Age. So losing to rats is just embarrassing.
Yes, like the decidedly less cute creatures on this list, the scorpion and spider, this little gecko doesn’t have a common name. So to avoid
All that’s missing is the electric-blue fire breath and a ring of flattened skyscrapers. Fortunately, the Philippine sailfin lizard is only as long as your
The blue-tailed skink says “hi!” from Christmas Island! Rather than partying in the wild like the famous Christmas Island crabs, it will be spending this
Search for “Puerto Rican boa” and you’re presented with various snakes with saucer-sized eyes, in bright yellow or green, or alarming articles about it “taking
Zhou’s box turtle already lives in a “box” shell and likely a “box” in captivity. Will it keep out of the underground kind?