Figure 2: The Coastal Carpet Python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli) is by far the most common snake I relocate in the Townsville region. This relatively large python species thrive in human-altered habitat because of the abundance of rodents that follow human development.
Zoology

Scaling down a Scaly Conflict

July 8, 2020 0

Australia is well known to support a diverse and large fauna of potentially deadly animals, and when people think about Australia it is only natural to think about snakes. […]

Zoology

A short synopsis about frogs

June 3, 2020 0

Frogs and toads play a wide variety of roles in ancient cultures, appearing in stories, myths, legends, fairy-tales, religions, art, and proverbs. Often nature is looked to for inspiring stories to explain the inexplicable; in trying to make sense […]

Scottish Dragons: Pete Minting presenting some of the fantastic work being done in Scotland on Great Crested Newts. (Photo Steven Allian)
Zoology

Herpetofauna Workers Meeting 2018

February 15, 2018 0

Every year, just like their amphibian counterparts, the herpetologists of the UK prepare themselves for their annual migration in early-mid February. Around 200 students, academics, practitioners and other such people attend the Herpetofauna Workers Meeting. […]

Rediscovering the Cave Squeaker, a long-lost frog
Zoology

Rediscovering the Cave Squeaker, a long-lost frog

January 17, 2018 0

Robert Hopkins, a researcher at the Zimbabwe Museum of Natural History, had been wanting to find the mysterious Cave Squeaker (or Chimanimani Squeaker) in the Chimanimani highlands of eastern Zimbabwe, for a very long time. […]

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