I arrived in Marrakech at 10h30 where a car were suppose to be there for me… but no car… the airplain company didn’t make the paperwork so I had to wait 5hours to get my car… But it didn’t matter, I just wanted to go herping. Leer más.
l Albergue ‘Los Batanes” en Rascafría, situado en el Parque Natural de Peñalara, acoge desde este jueves la reunión anual de investigadores europeos del proyecto RACE (Risk Assessment of Chytridiomycosis to European amphibian biodiversity), que pretende atajar la aparición de un hongo que afecta especialmente a los anfibios. Leer más.
Beelzebufo ampinga, the so-called “devil frog,” may be the largest frog that ever lived. These beach-ball-size amphibians, now extinct, grew to 16 inches (41 centimeters) in length and weighed about 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms). They inhabited the island of Madagascar during the Late Cretaceous, about 65 to 70 million years ago. Leer más.
When leatherback turtle hatchlings dig out of their nests buried in the sandy Playa Grande beach in northwest Costa Rica, they enter a world filled with dangers. This critically endangered species faces threats that include egg poaching and human fishing practices. Now, Drexel University researchers have found that the climate conditions at the nesting beach affect the early survival of turtle eggs and hatchlings. Leer más.