Photos: green vine snake
Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina) on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. This species is listed as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List. Photos by Rhett A....
Endangered baby crocodile newt
Anderson’s crocodile newt (Echinotriton andersoni) larvae. Photo by Rhett A. Butler Anderson’s Crocodile Newt is found in a range of tropical and subtropical habitats Japan and Taiwan, but is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List due to habitat loss. This individual is part of a captive-breeding program at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx...
Picture: baby sea turtle
Baby sea turtle heading out to sea in Costa Rica.
Picture: Red-eyed tree frog
Red-eyed tree frogs are found in lowland rainforests ranging from southern Mexico to Colombia.
Picture: Christmas chameleon
Male panther chameleon near Maroantsetra, Madagascar.
Find the chameleon playing dead
Somewhere in this photo is the horned leaf chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris) playing dead. Native to Madagascar, Brookesia chameleons are among the world’s tiniest reptiles. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. To learn more about Brookesia chameleons, including just how small they really are, and see more photos: Brookesia chameleons. If you can’t find the chameleon, it is revealed...
Masked frog croaking
Masked frog (Smilisca phaeota) croaking in a pool in Costa Rica. This species is listed as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List. Photo by: Rhett Butler .
Desert horned lizard
A desert horned lizard, more commonly known as a horny toad, in Big Sur, California. Photo by Rhett A. Butler. To see more photos of Big Sur.
Photo: the bee and the crocodile
In Laongo National Park in Gabon, a bee rests on a African-slender snouted crocodile (Cocodrilo hociquifino africano), also known as the false gavial. The species is considered Data Deficient by the IUCN Red List, but has not been evaluated for over 15 years. Photo by Rhett A. Butler, 2006. More photos of Gabon’s...