Posts Tagged ‘reptiles’

Diverse Manu National Park

Monday, February 24th, 2014
lizards, manu, ambphibians, reptiles, frogs, chytrid, peru, biodiversity

This forest reserve in Peru has the largest amphibian and reptile diversity on the planet.

Ancient Colors and Worm Glue

Friday, January 17th, 2014
reptiles, marine, colors, ancient, dinosaurs, melanasomes, kelp, fukushima, radiation, nuclear, worms, sandcastle, glue, adhesive, mussels, heart,

Some recent headlines we didn’t want you to miss!

Legless Lizards’ Lives

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
lizards, legless, reptiles, anniella, uc berkeley, museum of vertebrate zoology, uc, museum of paleontology, james, parham

Fascinating reptiles deserve fascinating names and homes!

California Legless Lizards

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
reptiles, lizards, snakes, legless, anniella, uc berkeley, fullerton, james, parham, california

Four new species of colorful legless lizards are described today.

Not So Bird-Brained

Thursday, August 1st, 2013
birds, archaeopteryx, dinosaurs, reptiles, brains, CT scan, evolution, tyrannosaurs, crows

Archaeopteryx’s brain may be further evidence of its not-so-special place between dinosaurs and birds.

Housework Kills!

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

In Spanish and English. Housework makes female Komodo dragons’ lives shorter…

Super Herps!

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Two new studies shed light on the sheer awesomeness of lizards and newts.

Research in Myanmar

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Academy researcher Jens Vindum explains his work in Myanmar.

Reptiles First to Land

Friday, July 30th, 2010

318 million-year-old footprints confirm that reptiles were the first inland vertebrates.

Reptile Decline

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Two recent studies are finding that lizard and snake populations are in decline and one of the causes appears to be climate change.

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