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A fifth of the world’s skinks face extinction

Agriculture, invasive species, harvesting and pet trade are threatening 20% of the world’s skink species with extinction. According to the first “comprehensive evaluation” of the world’s 1,714 described skink species, nine have already gone extinct,

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Officials remove hundreds of gators from Disney

Wildlife officials with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and private trappers have removed 250 alligators from Disney properties in central Florida since 2016. The removals began after an alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) killed a 2-year-old