Reptiles & Amphibians

The world’s most toxic creatures

Bold and beautiful yet highly poisonous, these amazing amphibians may be small but they can kill in seconds

Reptiles & Amphibians

Golden wonder rediscovered

Just six months after a campaign was launched to find the world’s ‘most wanted’ missing species, the first one has turned itself in

Reptiles & Amphibians

Save the frogs!

Frogs have colonised almost every corner of the planet, from the frozen Arctic tundra to the dry deserts of Namibia, but a third of all species are in danger of extinction

Reptiles & Amphibians

How do electric eels hunt?

Discover how the electric eel shocks its unsuspecting prey into submission

Reptiles & Amphibians

Life cycle of the Tree Frog

Discover how the elusive red-eyed tree frog begins its life in water before moving to land

Reptiles & Amphibians

Poison vs Venom

Beauty in the natural world often comes hand-in-hand with danger. Gorgeous colours and patterns displayed by sea creatures, amphibians and insects are very often a clear warning to stay away

Reptiles & Amphibians

How did snakes lose their legs?

Snakes are thought to have evolved from four-legged reptiles, and the oldest snake fossils are dated at 150 million years old

Reptiles & Amphibians

5 Facts about axolotls

Here are five reasons why the axolotl should be your new favourite animal

Reptiles & Amphibians

Why do crocodiles cry?

Believe it or not, crocodiles do actually shed tears from time to time

Reptiles & Amphibians

How do some earless frogs hear?

A Panamanian golden frog doesn’t actually have any ears, instead this creature uses its lungs to hear vibrations and movement

Reptiles & Amphibians

Slow worms: the legless lizard

This common legless lizard is no snake Many people who spot a slow worm will assume that it is a snake, and they could be forgiven for doing so. This is in fact a legless lizard, and can be found … Continued

Reptiles & Amphibians

Why the golden toad is lost forever

Twenty years ago, this eye-catching amphibian was breeding efficiently and lived in abundance throughout its range; its sudden disappearance baffled experts

Reptiles & Amphibians

Are Komodo dragons venomous?

Komodo dragons are some of the most fascinating reptiles on Earth, but are these large dragons capable of delivering a venomous bite?

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