Area of Focus: Reptiles

July 8, 2024

For translocated Florida tortoises, survival is troublingly low

Turtles moved from faraway sites actually survive better than those moved short distances

June 18, 2024

Cameras reveal the social lives of urban sea turtles

A threatened California population is surprisingly tolerant of one another

June 13, 2024

Can a little PR help rattlesnakes’ image?

Short videos can affect people’s perceptions of venomous reptiles

June 4, 2024

Researchers discover rare sea turtle nesting site in Louisiana

Kemp’s ridley sea turtles make a surprise appearance on islands east of New Orleans

April 30, 2024

JWM: Problem crocs in Darwin, Australia come from far and wide

Researchers tracked the source of the animals that end up in the northern Australian city

April 9, 2024

Leatherbacks follow jellyfish along U.S. coastline

The turtles forage along the continental shelf

April 1, 2024

Predation by lizards affects resource movement

Anoles redistribute oceanic carbon on land when larger predators are absent

February 29, 2024

Wild Cam: Building a community of turtle conservationists in Kerala

Researchers who once knew little about Asian giant softshell turtles are now protecting them in southern India

February 26, 2024

Scientists on film shoot find new anaconda species

The researchers were traveling with a team from National Geographic when they identified the snake

February 14, 2024

JWM: How to limit collateral damage to turtles when burning

Researchers analyzed the best time to prescribe fires in parts of Illinois to avoid undue reptile deaths