Over 21% of reptile species at risk of extinction

At least one in five reptile species are threatened with extinction, including more than half of turtles and crocodiles, according to the first major global assessment of the world's so-called cold-blooded creatures.

Earth's first-known giant was as big as a sperm whale

The two-meter skull of a newly discovered species of giant ichthyosaur, the earliest known, is shedding new light on the marine reptiles' rapid growth into behemoths of the Dinosaurian oceans, and helping us better understand ...

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.

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