Pareas formosensis (Colubridae), also known as Formosa slug snake. It is endemic to Taiwan.
Happy International Polar Bear Day!
Science reporter Deborah Netburn talked to the chief scientist for Polar Bears International, the conservation group that founded International Polar Bear Day, about ways people can help polar bears. Number one on the group’s list: turn your thermostat down a few degrees.
Video: A polar bear cub experiences snow for the first time. Credit: Toronto Zoo
A Phyllomedusa oreades (Hylidae) in Alto Paraíso de Goiás, GO, Brazil. Also known as a Monkey frog, this species is endemic to the Brazilian savanna.