Let’s face it, “squamate” doesn’t work. It’s an ugly word, and most people don’t know what it means–if anything, it conjures up “squamous cell carcinoma,” a type of skin cancer. Leer más.
|Os dejo unas fotucas de Sapos corredores (Epidalea calamita) que saqué hace unos días en Nestares (Campoo de Enmedio) con mi gran amigo Manuel Estébanez. Espero que las imágenes sean de vuestro agrado… Leer más.|
ield research does not always go the way we plan. My research partners and I were reminded of that in 2004, when we tried to use a mark-and-recapture method to determine the population sizes of brown anoles (Anolis sagrei) in a small betelnut palm (Areca catecha L) plantation in Santzepu, Sheishan District, Chiayi County, southwestern Taiwan. Leer más.
A recent study suggests that the “dinosaur of the turtle world”, the alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) is actually three separate species. Read abstract. Alligator snapping turtles are the largest freshwater turtle in the Western Hemisphere and can weigh as much as 200 pounds. They are a long-lived, up to 100 years, apex predator that’s found in the river systems that drain into the Gulf of Mexico. – Leer más.
Harlequin frogs, Atelopus are a group of amphibians very close to my heart. This genus occurs in Central and South America in a variety of habitats. Some species thrive in lowland forests; others in the highlands, closely associated with streams and others are adapted to cloud forests.. –Leer más.