Wildlife

"Tarantulas In Colorado Are On The Move, And They're Looking For Love"

"Dust swirls on the dirt roads running through more than 400,000 acres of cactus studded grasslands south of La Junta, Colo. Suddenly, Jessica LaPage spots the reason she's here: A two-toned brown tarantula about the size of an adult's fist, crawling through the scrubby plants".

Source: NPR, 10/06/2023

"Amphibian Crisis: 41% Of Species Deemed Threatened With Extinction"

"Earth's amphibians - from the thorny spike-thumb frog to the red knobby newt, West African giant squeaker, ornate tree toad and fire salamander - are being pushed closer to the brink due to habitat destruction, disease and climate change, with 41% of species now threatened with extinction."

Source: Reuters, 10/05/2023

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