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Invertebrates as pets: The truth behind the trade

For some people, the idea of having tarantulas and scorpions living in their house is a nightmare; for others, keeping insects is a hobby and a passion. Guest post by¬†Charlotte Lassaline from the Invasion Science and Wildlife Ecology Research Team at the University of Adelaide and Environment Institute. The collection of invertebrates is a pastime […]

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Media release: Snake black market poses risk to humans and wildlife

The illegal reptile trade in Australia, including venomous snakes, could put our wildlife, the environment and human lives at risk, a new study has found. University of Adelaide researchers, supported by the Invasive Animals Co-operative Research Centre, have developed a model of the likelihood of establishment of alien species of snakes and other reptiles if […]

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