New Species: Pumpkin Toadlet Discovered in Brazil


It's Amphibian Awareness Week, and some interesting news regarding a bright toad species that is newly described has been doing the rounds!

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Weird & Wonderful Vol 9: Sex Chromosomes Overridden in Bearded Dragons [Pogona vitticeps]


Perhaps not a weird, but definitely a wonderful species, some insights have been uncovered on the complex genetic and environmental mechanisms that affect the reproductive systems of beardies.

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Return of the Cupola “ghost” gecko


A dedicated team have rediscovered a rare gecko in New Zealand which had previously only been seen twice in 5 decades; a shining ray of hope for endangered and 'data deficient' species.

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Paradise Park Offers Haven for 27 Illegally Traded Birds


Even in these tough times, Paradise Park in Cornwall takes in 27 birds from illegal trade within the EU.

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