A man died searching for Frisbees in a lake at a disc golf course where people are warned by signs to beware of alligators

A man died searching for Frisbees in a lake at a disc golf course where people are warned by signs to beware of alligators

According to police in Florida, a man died while searching for Frisbees in a lake at a disc golf facility where alligators are warned of by signs. The unidentified man was searching for flying discs in the water, and “a gator got involved,” according to an email from the Largo Police Department on Tuesday. According […]

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21 percent of all reptile species worldwide are threatened with extinction

21 percent of all reptile species worldwide are threatened with extinction

According to The Guardian, the largest study ever conducted on the extinction risk of reptiles on the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) warned that 21% of all reptile species worldwide are threatened with extinction, which could have a “devastating” effect on the planet’s ecosystems. According to […]

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Tawny Crazy Ants may have finally met their Kryptonite – a naturally occurring fungus can crush local populations

Tawny Crazy Ants may have finally met their Kryptonite – a naturally occurring fungus can crush local populations

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) — When tawny crazy ants invade a new location, they act as an ecological wrecking ball, displacing native insects and small animals while also generating huge issues for homeowners. Scientists at The University of Texas in Austin have showed how to harness a naturally occurring fungus to kill small populations of crazy […]

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