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Leopard Gecko

From Hunting Reserve to Wildlife Sanctuary

Kyrgyzstan’s new approach to protect snow leopards and their prey<p><b>Conservationists and the government are teaming up to turn a hunting concession,</b> …

The Complete Bearded Dragon Care Sheet » Tips, Guidelines, & More

How to Care for Bearded Dragons<p>This is our complete bearded dragon care guide. It contains everything you need to know to be able to properly care …

Wellness

Care Sheet - Red Ear Slider

<b>General Description:</b> The Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) is a medium-to-large sized turtle capable of reaching straight carapace lengths …

U.S. Constricts Snake Trade, But Boa Wriggles Free

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today extended trade and import bans to four species of constricting snakes that can devastate native wildlife, but the agency dropped the boa constrictor from consideration because it is already so widely reared and kept as a pet.<p>As of 2012, the restrictions, …

Zoology

Australia's bearded dragons have a weird sex-changing behavior that could ultimately drive the population to extinction

That's right: In warm environments, a type of lizard known as the Australian bearded dragon can switch from having its sex determined by genes to having it determined by temperature.<p>Some types of fish can reverse their sex— for example, parrotfish start life as females and change to males. In rare …

Zoology

Finding Out How Boa Constrictors Kill (It's Not How You Think)

It’s a nighmarish situation: A gigantic snake slowly curls around your body, enveloping you in its slithery embrace. You begin seeing stars, and start gasping for breath. But your life will not end because you’re suffocating. Actually, it’s more like you’re having your insides squeezed shut.<p>A new …