Start A Petition


Ban the Skinning of Reptiles for Fashion
Animals  (tags: Reptiles, lizards, snakes, skinned, fashion, petition, animal welfare )

- 1513 days ago -
Reptiles are constantly skinned and used for high-end fashion materials. This practice must end; it is unethical and heinous. The process of skinning snakes is horrific.
FL Has Worst Invasive Reptile/Amphibian Problem in the World.
Animals  (tags: florida, animals, exotic pets, snakes, lizards, AnimalWelfare, conservation, cruelty, endangered, environment, ethics, humans, investigation, killing, pets, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2815 days ago -
There's an invasion going on in Florida. Researchers at the University of Florida say the state has the worst invasive reptile and amphibian problem in the world. Many of the animals have been traced back to the exotic pet trade. VIDEO
Crocodile Kisses Can Make You Sick | Herald Sun
Animals  (tags: humans, investigation, pets, reptiles, animals, bearded dragons, lizards )

- 2932 days ago -
NEVER smile at a crocodile - and don't even think about kissing one. Unusual-pet vet Dr Brendon Carmel says reptile kissing is riskier than it looks, and it already looks risky enough.
ACTION ALERT: Reptiles Are as Much Animals as Dogs and Cats Are, and Deserve to Be Saved From Abusive Owners! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: reptiles, lizards, abused, mistreated, legalisation laws, protection, cruelty )

- 2936 days ago -
Hi everyone, recently our reptile rescue group came across a seriously emaciated bearded dragon lizard on craigslist. Every bone in his spine, legs, and skull were showing through his skin. His spine is extremely malformed due to lack of nutrition.
Flat-Tailed Horned Lizard Won't Be Listed as An Endangered Species
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, politics, animalwelfare, lizards, flat tailed horned lizard, wildlife, wild animals )

- 3015 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday announced that a squat lizard with dragon-like head spines does not need protection under the Endangered Species Act...
Snake Eat Whole Lizard
Animals  (tags: bizarre, strange, weird, animals, snakes, lizards )

- 3031 days ago -
We know more or less about the eating habit of snakes. Some of them take foods bigger than their size and the way they swallow the prey is a true wonder to watch out. As these pictures demonstrate
Indonesia's Dragons Draw Tourists to 'Jurassic' Islands
Animals  (tags: Indonesia, tourists, Komodo dragons, lizards, kill, tourists )

- 3089 days ago -
They don't breathe fire but Komodo dragons - the largest lizards in the world - can kill a buffalo or any one of the intrepid tourists who flock to their deserted island habitats.
Indonesia's Exotic-Skins Trade
Animals  (tags: Trade, skin, animals, snakes, lizards, crocodiles )

- 3146 days ago -
Every year in the exotic-skins industry, millions of snakes, lizards, crocodiles, and other animals are grotesquely abused and cruelly killed. Welfare is never a consideration for those who hunt, poach, farm, abuse, and kill these animals to turn ...
ACTION ALERT: Cartier Stop Using Exotic Skins ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: horrific cruelty, video evidence, lizards, snakes, skinned alive, tortured, extoic skin trade, cartier )

- 3171 days ago -
A shocking new video investigation into the exotic skins trade reveals the horrific methods used to kill reptiles. The Swiss TV Station, Schweizer Fernsehen recently released a 15 minute news report on the skin trade. The video shows live lizards with
Lizards Facing Extinction
Animals  (tags: lizards, extinction, wildlife, environment, sadness )

- 3319 days ago -
Lizard populations on five continents are becoming extinct because of rising global temperatures, and if climate change continues unabated, 6 percent of the world's lizard
Raft or Bridge: How Did Iguanas Reach Tiny Pacific Islands?
Animals  (tags: Scientists, Islands, lizards, inhabit )

- 3440 days ago -
Scientists have long puzzled over how iguanas, a group of lizards mostly found in the Americas, came to inhabit the isolated Pacific islands of Fiji and Tonga.
New Lizard Species Discovered in India
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, lizards, species discovered, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3546 days ago -
Scientists from the Bombay Natural History Society, with help from Villanova University in the USA, have discovered a new species of lizard, named Cnemaspis kolhapurensis.
400 Rare Lizards Released Into Wild as Part of 'Rescue Operation' for UK's Reptiles and Amphibians
Animals  (tags: animals, amphibians, lizards, release, environment, AnimalWelfare, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3573 days ago -
Almost 400 of the UK's rarest lizards are being carefully prepared for release into the wild at sites across England and Wales, starting at a National Trust owned nature reserve in Surrey.
Reptile Wrangler Lives to Save Beloved Snakes
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, reptiles, snakes, lizards, rescues, monitors )

- 3631 days ago -
"Rattlesnake at Bishop Ranch," he tells his assistant, Laurie Osborne. "I'll get this one." Images A green tree python stares at a visitor at Sonoma County ...Guests at the Bishop's Ranch retreat in Healdsburg get a ...Al Wolf examines a savannah
Increase in Reptile Smuggling Worries Wildlife Officials
Animals  (tags: animals, lizards, smuggling, reptiles, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3657 days ago -
An alarming increase in the smuggling of reptiles such as monitor lizards, snakes and turtles in the Tarai belt of Uttar Pradesh bordering Nepal has prompted the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau to issue an alert.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Animals

Most Active Stories Today in Animals tagged with lizards

top story finders in Animals

1. Animae C 56 popular stories

2. Ljiljana Milic 56 popular stories

3. Cher C 55 popular stories

4. Rita S 54 popular stories

5. WC P 54 popular stories

6. Lizzy Q 54 popular stories

7. Jessica Harvey 54 popular stories

8. KittyKatSusie B 53 popular stories

9. Wood Lover 53 popular stories

10. Julia P 53 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.