Tag: captive breeding

CA’s Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard Gets Federal And State Support For Recovery

CA’s Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard Gets Federal And State Support For Recovery

Local and state agencies with the state of California as well as the federal government have announced a joint conservation effort to recover the blun [...]
27 Captive Bred Aldabra Tortoises Released On Seychelles’ Desroches Island

27 Captive Bred Aldabra Tortoises Released On Seychelles’ Desroches Island

The  Island Conservation Society on the Seychelles Islands announced it has released 27 Aldabra giant tortoises (Geochelone gigantea) on the wild side [...]
Chester Zoo Successfully Hatches <em>Orthriophis moellendorffi</em> Rat Snakes

Chester Zoo Successfully Hatches Orthriophis moellendorffi Rat Snakes

The Chester Zoo in the United Kingdom last week posted video onto social media of the first Moellendorff's rat snakes (Orthriophis moellendorffi) the [...]
204 Texas Horned Lizards Released Into The Wild

204 Texas Horned Lizards Released Into The Wild

A hatchling Texas horned lizard. Photo by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department The Fort Worth Zoo and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, along [...]
Captive Breeding Program For The Spotted Turtle Launched In Ohio

Captive Breeding Program For The Spotted Turtle Launched In Ohio

The spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, and is under review for protections under the Endangered Species Ac [...]
Once Functionally Extinct Burmese Roofed Turtle Now Number More Than 1,000

Once Functionally Extinct Burmese Roofed Turtle Now Number More Than 1,000

The Burmese roofed turtle (Batagur trivittata), a river turtle native to Burma, now known as Myanmar and other rivers in Asia was thought to be extinc [...]
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