Can someone please identify this lizard to species? Is it an anole? Leer más.
Given their often tiny size and cryptic nature, how does one determine frog populations in the rainforest? Just eavesdrop. A new study in mongabay.com’s open access journal Tropical Conservation Society (TCS) employed automated recorders to listen to amphibian calls to determine if the common tink frog (Diasporus diastema) could be found in recovering secondary forests in Costa Rica. Leer más.
When I wrote this story about the development of solar power in the Mojave Desert, and the accompanying disruption to the natural environment, one particular aspect was especially troubling: the fate of 300-plus species of animals in the Mojave National Preserve, and especially the desert tortoise. Leer más.