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Scientists have discovered a genetically blended python in the Everglades. They studied 400 snakes from Florida’s huge wilderness. They wanted to learn more about non-native species. What they found is a new breed of snake. It is part Burmese python and part Indian rock python. It is fast and aggressive.…
The turtle-headed sea snake is known for its alternating bands of black and white. But in recent years many of these snakes have been found in the wild that seem to have lost their stripes. Scientists now believe that the black pigment is an evolutionary trait developed to protect the…
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A deadly Western Diamondback Rattlesnake rattles.
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@gili92107 This species, like many others, is threatened by habitat loss and overcollection for the pet trade.(about 2 hours ago)
@gili92107 Ask and you shall receive! Burmese star tortoises got a boost in their population in the early 2000s. Es… https://t.co/UCGcBwhGNp(about 2 hours ago)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A Star is Born (or Hatched) Animal care experts successfully breed the critically endangered Burmese st… https://t.co/n49ILGXKQI(about 5 hours ago)
@schoolhausrock That's Lucas! His tail injury happened when he was young (before arriving at the zoo) so we don't h… https://t.co/MurtPaecwk(about 7 hours ago)