Herpetology

A brown frog

In Gabon with a professional frog-catcher

University of Florida Ph.D. student Gregory Jongsma has been obsessed with Africa’s wildlife since his childhood. Not the animals you might see on a safari, tho...
yellow-bellied sea snake

Why are there no sea snakes in the Atlantic?

Sea snakes are an evolutionary success story. With about 70 species, they’re the most diverse reptile group in the ocean, outnumbering sea turtle species 10-to-...
CT scanned frog image

oVert

What is oVert? oVert, short for openVertebrate, is a new initiative to provide free, digital 3-D vertebrate anatomy models and data to researchers, educators, ...