Morphological phylogenies stand in a major conflict with molecular hypotheses regarding the phylogeny of Cryptodira, the most diverse and widely distributed clade of extant turtles. However, molecular hypotheses are often considered a better estimate of phylogeny given that it is more consistent with the stratigraphic and geographic distribution of extinct taxa. Leer más.

Almost all mammals and birds care for their young to a greater or lesser extent, but most amphibians and reptiles do not. We tend to think of snakes as particularly asocial, and in many cases this is probably true. But, a growing body of evidence contradicts the generalization, made as recently as 1978, that “all reptiles produce precocial offspring without postnatal parental care”, and shows that some snakes, in particular, are more caring parents than we typically think. Leer más.

Ajuda’ns a recuperar els nostres hàbitats i a mantenir un seguiment de les nostres poblacions apadrinant una tortuga. Apadrina una tortuga d’estany i els projectes de seguiments científics i de manteniment i millora dels espais on habita la tortuga d’estany de les entitats beneficiàries. Leer más.