Biology News
South Africa moves closer to legal trade in rhino horns - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report
South Africa has proposed that the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, which oversees the trade of wild animals and plants, discuss lifting the ban at its next meeting in Johannesburg in September 2016.
TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News

Deer Camp 2015 - The Biology - Wauwatosa Now (blog)

Wauwatosa Now (blog)
Deer camp is situated on our tree farm in southern Door County - where our second home happens to be. Southern Door is farm country characterized by dairy operations, agricultural fields and large tracts of contiguous forest and bottom land - a polite ...

Unusual Giraffe Deaths - Scientific American (blog)

Scientific American (blog)
In the interests of recycling old Tet Zoo material from the archives, here are some musings on giraffe deaths. Lightning image by John R. Southern, CC BY-SA 2.0. Angolan giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis (c) Hans Hillewaert, CC BY-SA 4.0 ...

Scorpions of Southern Africa

Maidenhead - United Kingdom

Information about scorpions in Africa south of the Zambezi River.

New Insect Order Found in Southern Africa
United States

Description and image of an insect discovered in Namibia that resembles a cross between a stick insect, a mantid, and a grasshopper.

South Africa

The Society was founded as the Electron Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (EMSSA) in 1962 and became a formal member of IFSEM (the International Federation of Societies for Electron Microscopy) in 1966. The primary objectives of the Society are bullet to further microscopy in the broadest sense in all branches of science bullet to facilitate communication and co-operation between microscopists and with other scientists bullet to ac

European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.


The characteristics of these creatures, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

South Africa

Photographs and general information including classification, habits and behavior and reproduction.

European Scorpions
United Kingdom

Information and images of scorpions found in the UK and the continent.

Pseudoscorpionidae: False Scorpions

An introduction with illustrations of Synsphyronus niger and Synsphyronus absitus.

Larval Orientation in Scorpions
United States

Warren Savary's technical article about the way scorpion moms carry their babies.

United States

Scorpions are among the most feared animals. Luis F. de Armas explains some of the misconceptions about them and provides some interesting records and data.