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Archive for August 2016

Saving the Dragon

I was lucky enough to join a team of IUCN/SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) colleagues to travel to China and meet with key researchers and conservationists trying to save the legendary Chinese Dragon, or most commonly known as, the Chinese Alligator (Alligator sinensis). A few of us invited were part of the Future Leaders Task Force of the…

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The Land of the Dragon

Today I begin my journey to southern China where an opportunity of a life-time (at least for us reptile or crocodilian lovers) awaits me in the Changxing Yinjiabian Nature Reserve- an opportunity to observe a “dragon” in its natural habitat. The inspiration for various Chinese dragon folklore, the creature I seek is nothing like that…

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