Extinction threatens one in five reptile species

More than a fifth of reptile species globally are threatened with extinction, with those living in forests at much greater risk than in arid areas, a new study says.

In the most comprehensive extinction risk assessment ever performed on reptiles, researchers found that up to 21.1% of all known species are at risk.

https://www.livescience.com/extinction-threatens-one-fifth-reptile-species Extinction threatens one in five reptile species

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