What Is This Lizard in My Apartment and What Should I Do About It?

Gabrielle Bluestone · 08/10/16 11:30AM

This morning, out of the corner of my eye, I noticed something moving on my couch. But this was no ordinary New York City bug-in-the-apartment nightmare. It was a baby lizard, sitting next to me, enjoying the soft cushion of the couch I spent two months debating whether or not to buy, and frankly, I’m not sure what to do about it.

Happy Easter To This Monstrous Lizard Eating a Rabbit Whole

Brendan O'Connor · 04/05/15 02:05PM

Here is a video of an Australian goanna lizard that has climbed up a telephone pole to eat a rabbit. It is eating the rabbit whole and there is nothing the rabbit can do but quietly accept its fate. Hoppy Easter, everybody!

Hamilton Nolan · 10/28/14 04:09PM

Scientists in Florida say they have documented lizard species there evolving in as little as 15 years—so quickly that one may even run for President of the United States.

I Can't Stop Staring at This Lizard Head a Woman Found in Her Salad

Rich Juzwiak · 03/12/14 11:04AM

"It was the craziest thing," said Robin Sandusky, 31, who before yesterday afternoon used to be a person like you who never ate a salad with a lizard head in it. "After a few bites, I look down at my fork, and think, 'Oh, is that a piece of asparagus?' And then I saw that it had eyes, and an arm."

Tom Scocca · 07/03/13 02:40PM

Researchers have found that merely by manipulating whether or not a newborn common lizard gets fed right away, they can change the entire trajectory of the lizard's subsequent life and behavior. Obviously this also applies to human children, which means that by the time you start sending them to test prep for preschool admissions, you've already missed your chance. Better give them away and start over.

Child Who Abuses Lizard Gets What He Deserves

Christopher Han · 12/07/10 09:30AM

A kid this young - it's not his fault. However, if you hit a lizard one too many times, it's going to retaliate. If the first 51 seconds disturb you, the last 10 will not!

Leapin' Lizards!

Jessica Poolt · 04/08/10 09:30AM

A newsman loses his cool after a lizard affixes itself to his leg during a segment on reptiles.

Giant Scary Lizard Is Really Nice

Hamilton Nolan · 04/07/10 12:53PM

This giant speckled beady-eyed six-foot reptile from the Philippines has been declared a new species. It "feasts on fruits and snails rather than carcasses." Sure, sure. You can pat it. [AP]