Disappearing snakes and the biodiversity crisis

ScienceDaily | Feb 14, 2020 at 7:28 AM
  • The loss of any species is devastating.
  • When biodiversity losses cause cascading effects within a region, they can eliminate many data-deficient species — animals that have eluded scientific study or haven’t been researched enough to understand how best to conserve them.
  • Of the 36 snake species observed during the study, 12 were detected only once and five species were detected twice.