Now this is a seriously special lizard.
Queensland scientists have described a new gecko species.
A successful captive breeding program has revived the lister gecko and the blue-tailed skink species.
Scientists say that increasing temperatures and land clearing are the two biggest threats to the velvet gecko.
New research tracking glow-in-the-dark geckos has shown that isolated trees and the right crop direction could help improve biodiversity in agricultural landscapes.
A ‘relic’ gecko species with no close living relatives has been found in Central Australia.