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Podcasts - Amphibians and Reptiles

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Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (Rana boylii)



In this podcast we wade into the issue of dams and biodiversity with two biologists sampling the DNA of this threatened frog in order to save it.
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Anoles (Anolis)



EOL fellow Rosario Castañeda takes us to the back rooms of Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, searching through dozens of jars of pickled anole lizards to see the traces of evolution in action.
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Sea Turtles



Cyprus is split in half, with a Turkish sector in the north and a Greek sector in the south. The unofficial division makes scientific collaboration and management of the island's endangered sea turtles a challenge. >
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Saltwater Crocodiles



The city of Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory lies in the heart of crocodile country. Can the human citizens learn to live alongside their toothy neighbors?
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Vipers



As new ways of farming replace the old, these vipers have been pushed to the brink of extinction. Can conservationists change the hearts and minds of local farmers in time to preserve this critically endangered species?
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Marine Iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus 



No iguana wants to be cooked alive on a hot rock and then served up as dinner for a Galapagos hawk. But it turns out the marine iguanas have a strategy that warns them of the presence of hawks they can’t see.
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