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Corpse Bride: Lizard Necrophilia Reported in Brazil

February 27, 2015

A recent report of a male black-and-white tegus attempting to mate with a dead female in Brazil raises the question: Why are some animals necrophiliacs? Go to Source

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Reptile World collection seized, nine animals euthanized

February 27, 2015

Dave Bethel, owner of Reptile World, said he is in the process of winding down his business. Nine specimens from Reptile World were euthanized after the Alberta SPCA took 142 reptiles and amphibians into protective custody. Go to Source

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Remaining animals removed from Reptile World

February 27, 2015

The remaining animals at Reptile World have been removed and are destined for new homes in Ontario. On Thursday, February 12, Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers and Alberta SPCA officers were at Reptile World. Go to Source

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Warrant issued to Reptile World

February 27, 2015

The Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has issued a warrant to the ownership the Reptile World, and is in control of the building for the next three days. Go to Source

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Reptile World facing closure

February 27, 2015

After two and a half decades, a major Drumheller tourist attraction may be forced to close it doors. Go to Source

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What Happens When You Strap a Camera to a Sea Turtle's Shell

February 27, 2015

Marine biologists have long known that leatherbacks like to chow down on jellies, but they never knew precisely how. Researchers from the non-profit organization the Canadian Sea Turtle Group use the tiny “turtle-cams” to gain insight into the sea turtle’s foraging habits off the coast of Nova Scotia. “It’s like getting turtle’s home videos—seeing what [...]

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Amphibian chytrid fungus reaches Madagascar

February 26, 2015

The chytrid fungus, which is fatal to amphibians, has been detected in Madagascar for the first time. This means that the chytridiomycosis pandemic has now reached a biodiversity hotspot. Researchers are therefore proposing an emergency plan. This includes monitoring the spread of the pathogenic fungus, building amphibian breeding stations and developing probiotic treatments, say the [...]

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Galapagos tortoise passes away at the Akron Zoo

February 26, 2015

The Akron Zoo has announced the passing of a female Galapagos tortoise, Azul. Azul passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Azul was born at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Texas on June 23, 1989.  Go to Source

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