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Reptile Database surpasses 10,000 reptile species// The 10,000th species recorded into the database is Cyrtodactylus vilaphongi, a tiny gecko found in the jungle of Laos in Southeast Asia, which was discovered by a team of German, Vietnamese and Lao scientists. More than 10,000 reptile species have been recorded into the Reptile Database, a web-based catalogue of all living reptile species and classification, making the reptile species among the most diverse vertebrate groups in the world

Gecko - June 25, 2013: This incredible creature, believed to be a typical house gecko common in the Philippines, is one of the world's smallest reptiles. No bigger than a child's thumbnail, the lizard was captured by teen photographer Corin Lenisco, who decided to keep it as a pet.

pygmy leaf chameleon, world's smallest chameleon. it lives on the ground and hunts for tiny insects in the leaf litter.