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10 FEBRUARY 2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Eastern hooded scaley-foot legless lizard Pygopus schraderiEastern hooded scaley-foot (legless lizard), Pygopus schraderi - M BrutonNaturally regrowing woodlands in the subtropics can help to reduce declines in Australia's reptiles, scientists have proposed.

Research at the NERP Environmental Decisions Hub has found that woodlands in the Australian subtropics can be restored as a haven for native reptiles if cleared areas are left to regrow.

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