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The Top 10 Reptiles Most Reliant on Zoo Breeding Programs for Survival

The Top 10 Reptiles Most Reliant on Zoo Breeding Programs for Survival

Did you ever wonder what the top 10 reptiles and amphibians that are most reliant on zoos and aquariums for their survival on Earth? The British and I [...]

!0,000 Titicaca Water Frogs Die in Peru And Nobody Knows Why

The large water frog is also known as the scrotum frog due to its large folds of skin. [...]
USFWS Sets Aside Land for Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog and Two Other Amphibians

USFWS Sets Aside Land for Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog and Two Other Amphibians

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has set aside nearly 2 million acres of land for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, the mountain yellow-legged f [...]
Zoo Knoxville Successfully Hatches a Black-breasted Leaf Turtle

Zoo Knoxville Successfully Hatches a Black-breasted Leaf Turtle

Zoo Knoxville first successfully hatched a black-breasted leaf turtle back in 2005. [...]
Toads Avoid The Toad Tunnel And Cross Road In Canada Instead

Toads Avoid The Toad Tunnel And Cross Road In Canada Instead

Western toads in Canada are crossing a road to get to the forest in which they live, avoiding the toad tunnel that was built for them. [...]
Golden Tegu Now Four Distinct Species

Golden Tegu Now Four Distinct Species

Researchers have identified three new species of Tegu lizards that were previously thought to be a single species. [...]
Gray's Monitor Lizard Makes its Home at the San Diego Zoo

Gray's Monitor Lizard Makes its Home at the San Diego Zoo

The Gray's monitor lizard, known as Butaan in the Philippines, is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN. [...]
Granite Spiny Lizard Diet May Factor in More Potent Southern Pacific Rattlesnake Venom

Granite Spiny Lizard Diet May Factor in More Potent Southern Pacific Rattlesnake Venom

The Granite spiny lizard may be causing a more potent venom in the Southern Pacific rattlesnake in California's San Jacinto Mountains. [...]
Australian Scientists Create Snake Bite Antivenin Targeted Specifically at Dogs

Australian Scientists Create Snake Bite Antivenin Targeted Specifically at Dogs

The vaccine is highly effective in treating eastern brown and eastern tiger snake bites. [...]

Humans are Related to Reptiles, Study Says

Scale-less Bearded Dragon shows that feathers, hair and scales come from single reptilian ancestor [...]
Two Critically Endangered Indochinese Box Turtles Hatch at UK Zoo

Two Critically Endangered Indochinese Box Turtles Hatch at UK Zoo

The zoo's first successful hatching of this species occurred in 2013. [...]
Thief Steals $18,000 in Ball Pythons and Frozen Rats From Nebraska Pet Store

Thief Steals $18,000 in Ball Pythons and Frozen Rats From Nebraska Pet Store

An exotic pet store was broken in to and $18,000 in ball pythons was stolen. [...]
Red-eyed Treefrog Embryos Escape Predation While Still in the Egg

Red-eyed Treefrog Embryos Escape Predation While Still in the Egg

The red-eyed treefrog embryos can sense predators and escape from their eggsac. [...]

What Would You Do if a Monitor Lizard is Knocking at Your Front Door?

A man in Thailand happened upon a big monitor lizard on his front porch and the event was captured on video. In the video, the monitor lizard is stand [...]
Researchers in India Discover 7th Mating Position for Frogs

Researchers in India Discover 7th Mating Position for Frogs

There is no physical contact during what researchers call the "dorsal straddle." [...]
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