The frilled-neck lizard may be one of Australia’s most iconic reptiles. Named after the flappy collar that folds around their neck, this lizard thrives in northern parts of Australia, and southern parts of New Guinea, where it hangs out high up in the treetops. Check out some fun facts about these reptiles above!
It’s a real-life Ouroboros! A Stimson’s Python at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, in Australia, became trapped inside its own dead skin after it was shed into a perfect circle. According to a post that the Reptile Centre left on their Facebook page, the snake was stuck literally within itself for over 3 hours, until … Continued
Tortoises can live quite a long time – upwards of 100+ years! You can measure the age of a tortoise by looking at the rings on their shells. The oldest tortoise to have ever lived was an Aldabra giant tortoise named Adwaita, who lived to be 255! For more fun animal facts, check out Animalogic … Continued
An odd looking creature with an even odder name, the satanic leaf-tailed gecko is a rare lizard species that can only be found on the island of Madagascar. These geckos are noted for their large, flat tail that resembles a leaf. The scientific name of this species, phantasticus, is Latin for “imaginary”, and it was … Continued