1 in 5 reptile species is under threat of extinction, crocodiles and turtles among them

It’s the first study of its kind for reptiles and involved 961 scientists in 24 countries across six continents and took 15 years to complete. Similar global assessments for other classes of animal have revealed that 40.7% of amphibians, 25.4% of mammals and 13.6% of bird species face the threat of extinction. “Reptiles, to many …

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