Although common in southeast Asia, the green
tree viper is venomous but not enough to warrant its highly dangerous
Photograph by Dong Lin.
on the Edge
More Endangered than Thou
Keith K. Howell
at the Academy
Space Artist Lynette Cook
Earthquake Hair Trigger Coyote Good, Cat Bad
Bikes and Trails Mix
Why Kansas is Flat
Jerold M. Lowenstein
on Extinction's Shadow
on Nabokov's Blues
on Chasing Monarchs
Venomous snakes have evolved elaborate toxic cocktails to subdue and consume
prey and to combat predators. It's a good idea to give them some room.
the Road from Mandalay
Snake hunting in Myanmar.
At Home in the
What to Look for This Spring
Fishers Prefer Porcupines
Newshound Glennda Chui
Bighorn's Last Stand
The Sierra Nevada Bighorn population totals
around 100 sheep and falling. The latest problem appears to be the protected
mountain lion. But one man, John Wehausen, works tirelessly to halt the
A New Home for Old Fourlegs
A saga of discovery, loss and redemption. In 1997, the author stumbled
upon a coelacanth in an Indonesian market. Until then this living fossil
was thought to be found only in the eastern Indian Ocean. But that was
just the beginning...
Mark V. Erdmann
Journey to Fire Mountain
In search of "one of the most endangered species in the world,"
the author helps escort two orchidophiles deep into the rain forests of