If you’ve ever gone for a walk on a warm day on a narrow desert trail, you’ve almost certainly noticed little lizards scurrying away from you just as you arrive at their hiding places. Most of the time you wouldn’t have seen them if they’d stayed put in the rocks or vegetation along the trail, but something hard-wired into their brains makes them burst out into the open as you pass. Leer más.
A team of young researchers from Colombia have recently published an article in the journal Zootaxa describing two new species of salamander discovered during a project supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme and Save Our Species. Leer más.
The ability of some animals to regenerate tissue is generally considered to be an ancient quality of all multicellular animals. A genetic analysis of newts, however, now suggests that it evolved much more recently. Leer más.
Downloadable information sheets produced by the SEPARC “Diseases, Pathogens & Parasites of Herpetofauna Task Team.” The task team’s goal is to increase awareness of herpetofaunal pathogens and the occurrence of disease-related die-offs of herpetofauna in the Southeast. Leer más.
This unique 6-night course will introduce students in Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife Science, Conservation Ecology, and Biological Science to a variety of topics relevant to field and laboratory health issues of amphibians and reptiles. Leer más.