28 Feb '13, 10am

A scaly crisis: why we must act now to save reptiles: Ecologist Reptiles have

A scaly crisis: why we must act now to save reptiles: Ecologist Reptiles have

Reptiles play vital roles in the functioning of ecosystems: as predators they control their prey populations, and as prey themselves they provide a vital food source for birds and mammals. They serve as useful biological indicators for the health of their environment. However, their small home ranges, low dispersal ability, morphological specialisation and thermoregulatory constraints mean that they are especially sensitive to the changes we make to their habitats. In order to reverse their declines, we must tackle these threats and, when conservation decisions are made, never fail to remember the reptiles.

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1828426/a_...

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