Two rare species of frog died during the smuggle attempt.
A national icon in New Zealand, tuatara are the only living example of a reptile group that was widespread 60-240 million years ago.
New research has shed light on how bearded dragons evolved to change colour.
We are only just starting to appreciate the full sexual diversity of animals.
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.
Wildlife investigators have recovered 12 native reptiles suspected to have been taken from Western Australia and trafficked to Victoria.
Due to a lack of eyelids, geckos use their tongues like windscreen wipers to keep their eyes clean. The red dots around the eye of this southern leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius swaini) are red mites and are harmless in small numbers.
Two critically endangered sea snakes previously thought to be extinct have been spotted off the WA coast.
Known in only two populations located are over 30km apart, the Nangur spiny skink is at risk from habitat destruction and feral animals.
This PNG lizard boasts a colour that’s highly unusual in nature