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Some Sea Snakes Lead Dehydrated Lives

Sea snakes are interesting creatures, and we’ve written about them before, both as heat-stealers in an article on kleptothermy and as victims of uncontrolled fishing for “medicinal” purposes in the… 762 more words


Coordinator of Zoological Collections

 (Job. No. 501652)
Institution:  The University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Closing date:  31 August 2016 (will be extended to 30 September 2016)

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Herping in Hogsback

Recently I went to Hogsback. For those who do not know, it is a quaint little town in the middle of the Eastern Cape with little to no influence from the outside world. 387 more words


Cryptozoology "expert" called in to look for Maine serpent (UPDATED: Snakeskin found)

Back in June, locals of Westbrook, Maine said they saw a large snake slithering around. After no sign of the beast a week later, a Westbrook police officer witnessed it eating something near Riverbank Park on the… 1,637 more words


New Snake Species Discovered in Mexican Mountains

Last time we mentioned a new species being discovered, it was also long, thin and reddish, but in the form of a toxic cave worm… 382 more words


Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle: Captive Breeding Program 2016 Update

It would appear that once again, this year’s attempts to breed two captive Swinhoe’s soft-shell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), the world’s rarest freshwater turtle, have hit a wall. 437 more words