Sandfish tucks legs and swims like a snake through desert sand

SandfishWASHINGTON - Scientists have found that sandfish place their limbs against their sides and create a wave motion with their bodies to propel themselves through granular media, just like a snake.

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Amphibians and reptiles face “mounting extinction crisis”

amphibian-and-reptileEDINBURGH - A charity has determined that a “mounting extinction crisis” is facing frogs, toads, newts, snakes and lizards across the UK and Europe.

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Toad captured on camera while eating snake in China

mountain-toadMELBOURNE - In a rare case of a predator hunted by its prey, a toad has for the first time been captured on camera while eating a whole snake in just five minutes.

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Pet dog along with collar and name tag swallowed by an olive python

olive-pythonIt’s being a very early and horrible end of lively little Bindi, a three years old maltese terrier cross, owned by Patty Buntine, an australian woman lives in the Northern Territory town of Katherine.

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Prehistoric Leatherback turtles threatened with extinction

leatherback-turtleWASHINGTON - In a new study, it has been determined that the prehistoric leatherback turtles, who survived even the extinction of dinosaurs, are now threatened with extinction themselves, all thanks to humans.

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Giant crocodile captured by fearless Sri Lankan youths

Just-16-ft-longCOLOMBO - A huge 16.5 foot (about 5.03 metre) crocodile weighing up to 1,000 kg has been captured in Sri Lanka, a newspaper said.

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Tail-ing lizards can be frustrating experience for predators

WASHINGTON - Ever tried cornering a lizard, you’ll know they can easily give you the slip by detaching their tails and scampering to safety.

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Cruelty to animal a falony in Arkansas: bill signed into law

Enough for the old hunting heritage, now it is well known that hunting animals is a sublime cruelty, which they does not deserve at all. It’s like killing for the sake of mere enjoyment, killing innocent unguarded living things for enjoyment is somewhat mental not healthy thinking, if it  is a healthy thinking then why punishing serial killers?

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Giant pet alligator safely rescued by Exotic Animal Park

Albert the alligator is big enough to be called as a giant, the 43 year old alligator weighs 800 pounds and 12 feet long.
But so far, Albert seems to be a gentle giant.

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World’s oldest living animal Jonathan the tortoise is a fake?

Jonathan lives on the British colony of St Helena, and that was where the picture had been taken.

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