The scientific name for Komodo dragon is Varanus komodoensis. Komodo dragon is their most recognized name, but they are also sometimes known as Komodo monitor or Komodo Island monitor. Komodo … [Read more...]
The Galapagos tortoise is the largest tortoise in the world. They are native to 7 of the Galapagos Islands. Spanish explorers discovered the islands in 1543 and named them after the Spanish word … [Read more...]
There are 4 species of anaconda: Bolivian anaconda, dark-spotted anaconda, green anaconda, and yellow anaconda. When people are talking about anacondas, they are usually referring to the green … [Read more...]
The Gila Monster is the only venomous lizard native to the United States. They are found in the southwestern United States and the northwestern state of Sonora in Mexico. They get their name from … [Read more...]
What are the Differences Between Crocodiles, Alligators, and Caimans?
Crocodiles, alligators, and caimans all look very similar. They all look like huge lizards with tons of sharp teeth, so what are their differences and how can we tell them apart? These are some of … [Read more...]