28 Apr '12, 1am

Stop The Reptile and Amphibian Extinction Crisis | Care2 Causes

Stop The Reptile and Amphibian Extinction Crisis | Care2 Causes

Amphibians and reptiles are amazing creatures with clever adaptations that have allowed them to brave the millennia. Consider the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard’s scaly hind toes, which resemble snowshoes and keep the lizard from sinking into sand as it sprints away from predators; or the eastern diamondback rattlesnake’s heat-sensing pit organ, which helps it find the small, warm-blooded prey on which it feeds. Such diversity is vital to functioning ecosystems and enriches humankind’s enjoyment of the natural world. But today, the world’s herpetofauna are among the most imperiled species on Earth. Ubiquitous toxins , global warming , nonnative predators , overcollection , habitat destruction and disease are key factors leading to their demise. Globally, 664 species of reptiles, or more than 20 percent of the total evaluated species, are endangered or vulnerable to ex...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/stop-the-reptile-and-amphibia...

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