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Frog life cycle

In this month's issue of the Turkish kids' magazine Arastirmaci Cocuk, we speak about frogs! Here's a double spread in which Nadine, a Levantine …

Animal welfare body proposes satellite tagging of turtles

A proposal to carry out a detailed study by satellite tagging of turtles along the Dahanu coast has been submitted by the Wildlife Conservation and …

Bold lizards of all sizes have higher mating success

During the cane toad study, the team made 12 visits to Oombulgurri (15°08'34.0"S 127°52'36.0"E) over 3 years. They measured the body length, weight, …

Pennsylvania rattlesnakes doing better than expected, even in face of occasional abuse

Pennsylvania rattlesnakes are doing pretty well, all things considered. Probably better than expected, in fact.<p>But if you want to catch one — and …

14 wild animals you had no idea you could see in the UK

Here’s where to find them…<p>When it comes to wildlife spotting in the UK, you might expect to see common species of native birds, grey squirrels and …

Short spring may explain snake sightings

<b>JEFFERSON CITY</b> • A long winter followed by a short spring may explain an increase in snake sightings.<p>Sam Stewart, a naturalist with the Runge Nature …

There are six venomous snakes found in North Carolina. Know what they look like.

The sight of a snake — any snake — is enough to send most of us into a panic. But even though there are 37 species of snakes in North Carolina, the …

My close encounter with a deadly cobra

Pretoria - The last thing Riaan Janse van Rensburg expected when he was relaxing at his cousin’s home in Pretoria Gardens was a close encounter with …

Why This Frog’s Poisonous, Inflatable Backside Is Staring at You

This South American frog’s inflatable rear end puts on quite a show for predators.<p>Humans are forever trying to get their rear ends to look either smaller or bigger, but nothing we do—nothing—can make our cabooses as amazing as that of the Cuyaba dwarf frog, or <i>Physalaemus nattereri.</i><p>Yet this frog’s …

Turtles Crossing Western Highway

It's egg-laying season for snapping turtles and Western Highway is an obstacle course. Signs are up and volunteers are needed.<p>BLAUVELT, NY — It's …

Indian child dies from mother's 'snake bite' breast milk

An Indian woman who was bitten by a snake in her sleep and unknowingly breastfed poisoned milk to her daughter has died along with the child, police …

Rhode Island supermarket told to stop selling live frogs and turtles

Which animals we eat and which we don’t is a matter of cultural norms—excepting the ones that are poisonous maybe, but even then, some cultures still …

How to survive a snake bite

Most snakes will only attack you if you get in their way, but snakes can bite you and their venom can be deadly. We spoke with Frank T. Burbrink, …

Study shows link between urbanization and changes in body size of animals

A large international team of researchers has found a link between urbanization and changes in animal body size. In their paper published in the …

Mambas, medicine and one girl's race to survive Kenya's biting problem | Rebecca Ratcliffe

In a country where snakebite treatment is costly, hard to come by and often inadequate, Rashid Chiti feared the worst when his daughter was bitten by a black mamba. Now the World Health Assembly is about to pass a resolution that might finally boost funding and research for what is a widespread …

Medicine

Tadpole population explosion: LA Zoo breeding endangered frog native to local mountains

The Los Angeles Zoo announced Wednesday that it has successfully bred more than 2,000 Southern mountain yellow-legged frog tadpoles, an endangered …

Turtle sex videos, ranked

May 23 is World Turtle Day.<p>On this of all days, we celebrate turtles — and we especially celebrate turtles making more turtles, so we can, in turn, …

Scientists are using turtle and bird DNA to reconstruct dinosaur genes

Please don’t disturb the turtles. They’re doing important work. These adorable creatures are teaching scientists about prehistory, a time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth.<p>A May 21 study in Nature Communications describes how researchers are using turtle and bird DNA to reconstruct the genome of …

Dinosaurs

Every turtle species in Canada is now at some level of risk

Groups of sunning painted turtles are a common sight around lakes and rivers in southern Ontario, but the species faces an uncertain future, …

Frog ponds leap into Australian schools

Frog ponds are set to become the new vegetable patch in Australian schools as students hop on board the latest craze.

Two-and-a-half-year expedition ends in world's most biodiverse protected area: Identidad Madidi finds 124 taxa that are candidates for new species to science

Identidad Madidi finds 124 taxa that are candidates for new species to science<p>After a two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world's most …

How a deadly fungus prompted permanent restrictions on importing salamanders into Canada

Proponents of conserving a small, insect-eating amphibian say regulations that have now been permanently adopted by Canada can help stop the spread …

Blame it on the rain: Snakes seek drier ground in Florida

Loading...<p><b>ORLANDO, Fla. AP</b> - While rain falls on Florida, snakes are slithering for drier ground.<p>Snake expert Bob Cross told a local news outlet that …

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet

A study has revealed the diet of green turtles is more complex than previously thought, providing insights which could influence conservation and …

Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Florida is marking a milestone in its attempt to control an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Everglades.<p>The state has been paying a select group of 25 hunters to catch and kill the invasive snakes on state lands in South Florida since March 2017. On Tuesday, the 1,000th …

'Pretty aggressive' snake found near a Swansea school

A snake found on the road just 150 yards from a Swansea school has died.<p>The snake, found a short way from Port Tennant school Danygraig, sadly died …

Scientists race to name unknown species before biodiversity disappears

Biodiversity is under threat from development and climate change. Yet much of the planet's biodiversity isn't even known to science yet. …

Trade in tokay geckos continues in Bengal

Even as the International Day for Biological Diversity was celebrated on Tuesday, the Border Security Force (BSF) seized three tokay geckos from West …

Huge shock for Sheffield man as SNAKE slithers out of cereal box and into dishwasher

A Sheffield man had a fright when he sat down to eat his breakfast - and a snake slithered out of the cereal box and into the dishwasher.<p>RSPCA animal …

Man digging for tortoises says he planned to eat them

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials say a man they found in possession of two gopher tortoises, said he didn't want to keep them as pets — he planned to eat them.<p>Martin County Sheriff's officials said they found 28-year-old Robert Lane digging into the ground Sunday pulling out gopher …