Reaching The Point Of Acceptance: How Does It Work?

Now that we’ve explored the philosophy behind acupuncture and some of those theories in practice, you may be wondering about the science behind the technique and if there is any clinical evidence of efficacy that will withstand modern Western scrutiny. The answer is a qualified “yes.” Some modern practitioners feel that at its most basic level, acupuncture is applied neurophysiology. (more…)


Leopard Gecko. Eublepharis macularius

Leopard Gecko Eublepharis macularius

Scientific Name: Eublepharis macularius

Total Length: Around 8 inches


Salamander/Newt Egg-Laying and Metamorphosis

Most salamander/newt species’ eggs hatch as aquatic, gilled larvae that need a period of time in the water so they can metomorphose into adults. Unlike the tadpoles of frogs, the salamander/newt larvae have feathery, external gills on both sides of the head. Also, the front legs develop before the back ones (opposite in frogs). (more…)