The Hellbender, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, is listed as ‘Near Threatened’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. It is found in the United States in large areas of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania, as well as in smaller areas of the surrounding states. Leer más.
Two fragments of crocodile fossils were found by two different collectors and led to the discovery of the ancient button-toothed crocodile. Leer más.
The snake that holds the popular title of “world’s most venomous” is the inland taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus), an inhabitant of Australia’s arid interior. Astonishingly, a single bite from an inland taipan is capable of delivering enough venom to kill 250,000 lab mice. Leer más.