At the annual conference hosted by the European Turtle Alliance, President Boris Berlijn, representing the European Studbook Foundation (ESF), shared insights into the organization's work in the Netherlands and across Europe. The event, which took...read more
The McCord Snake necked turtle – Chelodina mccordi (Family Chelidae) is a moderate-sized snake-necked turtle endemic to the tiny island of Roti (= Rote) in southeastern Indonesia. It has an extremely limited distribution and has been subjected t...read more
Froglog Amphibian research and conservation in Vietnam...read more
A group of Round Island boas are being reintroduced to one of their original habitats on another Mauritian island for the first time since the 1860's.
This historical step in a long-standing programme by Durrell and its partners to protect...read more
Sinds 2007 heeft het I.U.C.N. Ctenosaura melanosterna, Honduras Zwarte Leguaan, als Critical Endangered geclassificeerd. De I.S.G./I.U.C.N. is gelijk begonnen met het opzetten van beschermingsprogramma’s. Door de instabiele politieke situatie in...read more
There is a great deal of misunderstanding concerning the role of vitamins and minerals. Many people believe that the more you get of both the better - this is categorically not true, indeed, some vitamins and minerals can be positively dangerous i...read more
In the early 8ties Testudo kleinmanni was seldom kept in captivity and prices in the pet trade were between 500 and 1000 Hfl or DM. After larger numbers were exported to the EU prices dropped to around 150 Hfl or DM. Almost all adult wild caught a...read more