On the Web - Canada’s first ever captive bred Burmese star tortoise hatched out at the Toronto Zoo. What a cutie!
On the Web - Here’s an interesting article about the evolution and extinction of crocodilian species living in the world’s oceans.
On the Web - An interesting article about the mechanics behind the ability of South American horned frogs to capture large prey.
On the Web - An invasive grass reduces American toad populations because the grass is an ideal habitat for wolf spiders, causing them to increase in number and prey more heavily on...
On the Web - Nesting Olive Ridley sea turtles are being protected by the Nicaraguan army to prevent egg poaching.
On the Web - Not poultry, but a rare frog from Dominica, is being celebrated by the Mid Anglia Herpetological & Invertebrate Club by raffling off an original, beautiful frog painting. Tickets...
On the Web - Captive desert tortoises are being surrendered in record numbers, overwhelming beleaguered Arizona rescue centers. In addition to captive tortoises that can’t be released into the wild, people are...
Facebook - USARK shares an important article about the growing trade of endangered turtles as food in China and other countries.
On the Web - A huge, inflatable sea turtle named Alphie floats into Sydney Harbor as part of the festivities launching a new undersea art exhibition at the Sydney Aquarium.
On the Web - A man in Florida was caught and arrested with nearly three hundred sea turtle eggs stolen from their beach nests.
On the Web - At the West Midland Safari Park in the UK, a green anaconda has given birth to three live and five stillborn babies through parthenogenesis (virgin birth).
On the Web - Researchers have discovered the genetic components that allow certain lizard species to regenerate lost tails. Such information could lead to significant developments in human healthcare.
On the Web - A local fisherman was killed by a large, well-known crocodile in the Adelaide River of Australia’s Northern Territory.
Facebook - A cute two-headed Texas river cooter hatched at the San Antonio zoo, named Thelma and Louise, passed away earlier this summer at only thirteen months old.
On the Web - A dramatic video showing crowds on a bridge above trying to distract a huge crocodile as it chases after a young man swimming for his life.
On the Web - A beautiful pair of mature Aldabra tortoises are making their debut in a new exhibit at the Bronx Zoo.
On the Web - Doctoral students did a study on roadside ecology, including how the roads impact the habitat and lives of northern pine snakes (Pituophis melanoleucus).
On the Web - An interesting article about how rare frogs are surviving through difficult drought conditions in California.
On the Web - Meet the beautiful and amazing boomslang snake. Once thought completely harmless to humans, it was discovered in the late 1950’s to have one of the deadliest venoms in...
On the Web - Here’s a fascinating and eye-opening look at the anatomy of the male sex organ in Chelonian species (turtles and tortoises). It’s far more impressive than one would expect...