US influence on Australia's illegal pet trade

The transnational smuggling of live animals poses a threat to Australia's biodiversity, conservation, environmental biosecurity, animal welfare, and human health and wellbeing.

Fossil reveals burrowing lifestyle of tiny dino

A finger-sized fossil from 308 million years ago unearthed in the United States gives tantalizing clues to the habits of tiny dinosaur-like creatures that may be the forerunners of reptiles, researchers revealed Wednesday.

Christmas Island reptile-killer identified

Native reptile populations on Christmas Island have been in severe decline with two species, Lister's gecko and the blue-tailed skink, entirely disappearing from the wild. While previously the main driver for this decline ...

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