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'Tis the season to wrap up warm! ❄️

With its fluffy coat, the December Moth (Poecilocampa populi) is perfectly prepared for the drop in temperatures, flying from October through to late December.

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📷: Iain H Leach

With so much bad news about species declines and extinctions, we are delighted to be able to report a good new story about the successful conservation of the tiny Union Island Gecko from Fauna & Flora International
Gecko good news – Treasure island celebrates recovery of precious Caribbean jewel

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What future for Natural England, Environment Agency and other UK Government "Arm's Length Bodies"?

A brand-new RSPB England report and explains how nature risks losing out in the face of major regulatory reform ... read more here ... 👇

Great news - booking for the is now live. This is the centre point of our meetings calendar - and a great opportunity to finally meet up with friends and colleagues after a long break due to COVID-19, as well as to hear all the latest research news from the UK's herpetofauna community.

Limited tickets left! See the full programme and book your place at

As we reach the end of our third season on our northern Ireland project 'Dragons in the Hills' in partnership with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and The Herpetological Society of Ireland, its great to see the amazing progress made by our community science volunteers on identifying new common lizard sites.

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Further worrying research shows the impact & other are having in our environment.

We must reduce the number of entering the environment, through correct dosage, proper disposal & seeking alternatives where possible.

Read our report to find out more about the impacts are having in freshwaters.

Not native - but maybe a warning for all of us!! Interesting article about the loss of the golden toad in Costa Rica & the part played by climate change as well as chytrid infection & other factors.

What could the Retained EU Law Bill look like in terms of risks to nature protection, workers' rights & more?

Tomorrow's installment of
Wild LIVE will explore what the bill means for nature & us

Register & submit your question now👇

Welcome to our new adventure -telling the world about amphibians and reptiles in the UK on

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UK Hosted and Managed Mastodon Instance. General communal space for discussion, everyone welcome!