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All Posts Tagged With: "reptiles"

Moment of Impact: Video: Snake Takes Flight

The paradise tree snake has become a master of escape. It will launch itself from a treetop and sail as far as 300 feet to defend itself from predators. Watch video.

Jun 6th, 2012 | Comments

Invasion of the Giant Pythons: Video: Full Episode

Everglades National Park has become a dumping ground for Burmese pythons. Watch the full episode online.

Oct 24th, 2011 | Comments

Invasion of the Giant Pythons: Video: Balloon Strike

Herpetologist Shawn Heflick is carrying red water balloons because they make perfect targets for a striking snake. Check out the strike in slow motion!

Oct 24th, 2011 | Comments

Invasion of the Giant Pythons: Introduction

A growing number of invasive Burmese pythons have taken up residence in the wetlands of Florida.

Oct 16th, 2011 | Comments

The Dragon Chronicles: Interview: Rom Whitaker, Reptile Expert

NATURE interviews Romulus Whitaker, the reptile expert and conservationist featured in "The Dragon Chronicles."

Sep 18th, 2011 | Comments

Supersize Crocs: Crocodile Secrets of Survival

The crocodile has few natural predators, an armor of bony plates covering most of its body and strong jaws capable of crushing anything from bones to cast iron.

Sep 15th, 2011 | Comments

Supersize Crocs: Introduction

Conservationist Rom Whitaker searches for the last of the supersize crocodiles among the titans of the croc world: Nile crocodiles, saltwater crocodiles, and gharials.

Aug 26th, 2011 | Comments

Life in Death Valley: Video: Fringe-toed Lizard

The fringe-toed lizard's combed feet allow it to run through the desert at up to 20 miles per hour.

Aug 4th, 2011 | Comments
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