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Book Review: Secrets of Snakes
David Steen’s Secrets of Snakes will put to rest some of the myths you keep repeating.
Recovery: Saving Mark Twain’s Famous Frog
There’s good news about amphibians, and it’s an important antidote for hopelessness.
A Field Guide to Commonly Misidentified Snakes
Snake expert and biologist David Steen helps you determine what that snake is. Spoiler: It’s not always a copperhead or cottonmouth.
Wrapping Trees to Find Reptiles
Scientists are searching for rare reptiles by wrapping trees with yoga-matt-like foam.
The Iguana Invasion
The green iguana invades Florida’s natural areas – and swimming pools.
Recovery: A Future for Wood Turtles
Wood turtles face a host of threats, including public recreational access. But there’s hope.
Timber Rattlesnakes: Cool Facts and an Uncertain Future
Meet the feared but reclusive and docile snake of the eastern forest.
Could Nanoparticles Save Thousands From Death By Snake Bite?
Up to 100,000 people die of snakebites globally each year. Could nanoparticles offer a solution?
Day of the (Turtle) Dogs
Meet the turtle dogs -- they track and retrieve turtles. For science!
Investigating the Illegal Sea Turtle Trade
Nature Conservancy scientists are investigating the illegal turtle trade in the Solomon Islands.
Three Lizards in a Beer Can
A video shows how a routine trash pick-up revealed a reptilian surprise.
Recovery: Transition of the Zoo from Jail to Ark
Some still deride zoos as “prisons” – but in reality they have become an important force for conservation.