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Ask Your Weird Animal Questions: Reptiles

Reptiles may not be as cuddly as cats or as dutiful as dogs, but reptile people love their lizards, snakes, and turtles. This week Ask Your Weird Animal Questions slithers into the world of reptiles, starting with one reader who shelled out some great questions about turtles. Water turtles/terrapins: When they sleep at night, how…

How Arctic Frogs Survive Being Frozen Alive

Scientists have figured out how Alaskan wood frogs can freeze solid and stop breathing—yet still bounce back to life.