Chile`s largest amphibian in danger of extinction

The helmeted water toad, the largest amphibian found in the Chile, is in serious danger of extinction due to habitat loss and environmental factors.

55 species of herpetofauna found in Manas landscape

At least 55 species of herpetofauna, comprising 20 amphibian species and 35 reptile species, have been recorded in a recent survey conducted in the Greater Indo-Bhutan Manas landscape.

Oddest couple amphibian and mammal shared 250 mln year old burrow

Scientists from South Africa, Australia and France have discovered a world first association while scanning a 250 million year old fossilized burrow from the Karoo Basin of South Africa.

Early salamanders were amphibians: Study

Modern giant salamanders adapted to live in water due to global warming, but their ancestors ventured out on land, a new study has found.