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The dark side of new species discovery

This interview is an excerpt from The WildLife with Laurel Neme, a program that explores the mysteries of the animal world through interviews with scientists and other wildlife investigators. "The…

Photos: rats drive island lizard to extinction

The Selmunett lizard (Podarcis filfolensis ssp. Kieselbachi) is very likely extinct, according to Maltese naturalist Arnold Sciberras. One of four subspecies of the Maltese wall lizard, the Selmunett lizard was…

Komodo dragons are venomous

A new study has shown the world's largest lizard to be poisonous The world's largest lizard relies on venom to weaken and immobilize its prey, report researchers writing in Proceedings…