Friday, January 24, 2014

Friday Roundup: This Week's Wildlife Links (January 24th, 2014)

A plague of snakes: but they're the victims.

Scientific American selects the best animal stories of 2013.

Spotting and photographing a crocodile in Singapore is big news.

Meanwhile, efforts are underway to conserve crocodiles in Venezuela.

If sardine populations on the West Coast continue to crash, they could bring everything else down with them.

Whales and dolphins are collateral damage in our taste for seafood.

It can be tough to be a reptile. Here's a specialized parasite that lives in their lungs.

How you might doom a species by trying to save it.

Shark long thought extinct found in a Kuwait fish market.

Are some of those extinct Galapagos tortoise species really extinct?

Komodo Dragons, from National Geographic. Komodo Dragons, eating a dolphin. Because hey, lizards may need to get social too.

Population of critically-endangered rabbits a South Africa nature preserve.

More on that recently discovered species of tapir in Brazil.

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