To combat the number of exotic snakes in the U.S., and specifically in South Florida, the U.S. Department of the Interior added four species of snakes—the Burmese python, both subspecies of the African rock python (northern and southern), and the yellow anaconda (Eunectes notaeus)—to Lacey Act provisions, making their import into the U.S ...
Oct 15, 2021 · Anaconda Co. Smelter. The Anaconda Co. Smelter Superfund site is a former copper smelter in southwest Montana. The site includes the towns of Anaconda and Opportunity. From 1884 to 1980, the smelter was the cornerstone of the local economy. The smelter closed in 1980.
This species was assessed in 1996 by the IUCN Red List and is listed as vulnerable. It is also protected under a listing in the CITES Appendix III. In the United States, protections for the alligator snapping turtle vary from state to state, ranging from prohibitions on collecting wild individuals for commercial use and personal use to ...
Amazing discoveries: 1200 new species found in the Amazon. Between 1999 and 2009, 1200 species of plants and vertebrates were identified for the first time. Ranging from a coin sized pnk rigned frog to a 4 meter long anaconda, the findings confirm the Amazon as one the most biodiverse places on Earth. Learn more
Trinidad and Tobago is home to about 99 species of terrestrial mammals. About 65 of the mammalian species in the islands are bats (including cave roosting, tree and cavity roosting bats and even foliage-tent-making bats; all with widely differing diets from nectar and fruit, to insects, small vertebrates such as fish, frogs, small birds and rodents and even those that consume vertebrate blood).
Zoo New England staff has begun vaccinating species susceptible to contracting COVID-19. A red river hog piglet is hogging the spotlight at Franklin Park Zoo. Tuesday September 14, 2021 The birth marks a first for this species at the Zoo A baby sloth is the newest heart-stealer at Stone Zoo! Monday August 16, 2021
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