The Waray dwarf burrowing snake (Levitonius mirus), a new, ‘miniaturized’ genus and species of cyclocorid snake known from both Samar and Leyte Islands, southeastern Philippines, spends most of its time burrowing underground, usually surfacing only after heavy rains in much the same way earthworms tend to wash up on suburban
https://discoveryfleet.com/drift-diving-and-marine-life-sightings-in-delsan-wreck/The Philippines is home to many underwater treasures just waiting to be discovered and explored. Nestled in the apex of the Coral Triangle, the Philippines is a vital part of the world’s center of marine […]
Wolves lost endangered species protection this year. Idaho may offer a glimpse of what’s ahead for them nationwide.
https://wolf.org/headlines/wolves-lost-endangered-species-protection-this-year-idaho-may-offer-a-glimpse-of-whats-ahead-for-them-nationwide/From the Idaho Mountain Express: It was the day after Christmas when Stanley resident Mikesell Clegg had what she considers a once-in-a-lifetime experience along state Highway 75, headed south to Ketchum. A stone’s throw from […]
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/25/discovery-of-cryptic-species-shows-earth-is-even-more-biologically-diverse-aoeExcitement as DNA barcoding technique leads to unmasking of new species tempered with fear that some are already at risk of extinction Counting the species: how DNA barcoding is rewriting the book of lifeRead more […]