Terrapene carolina is a protected species in Louisiana.
It is estimated that there are only 100 Lake Pátzcuaro salamanders left in the wild.
Desert tortoises range from the Mojave and Sonoran deserts in California and can also be found in Arizona, Nevada, and areas in Mexico.
The alligator was saved from the coils of the snake just in time.
The bog turtle is one of the smallest turtle species in North America.
Scientists in Australia hope that sausages made of cane toad meat and laced with a noxious chemical will help save northern Quoll populations.
The reticulated python is the longest snake species in the world.
Alligator snapping turtles in the state of Oklahoma are a species of special concern.
The five snakes are all snail eaters and hail from South America.
The Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center has kept 15 of the tadpoles for future breeding efforts.
Electrorana limoae is one of four known fossils to exist that scientists say is direct evidence that the amphibians lived in wet tropical forests.
Kinosternon vogti sp. nov shares the genus with 12 other turtle species.
If all goes well, gopher tortoise hatchlings will emerge from the nest in late summer.
Hopefully the bearded dragon's owner will be found.
There have been fewer Blanding's turtle deaths after the fencing was installed in 2001.
The King’s dwarf monitor, though rare, is perfect for monitor lizard fans who lack space.
Texas indigo snakes are a protected species in the state.
Plastic bags are often mistaken for jellies by sea turtles.
The high caloric intake of collared lizards is difficult for many herpetoculturists to provide.
The man had just decapitated the snake in his yard when he was bitten.
The blue-tongue skink's blue tongue is its last line of defense when trying to ward off predators.
The owner offered a $1,000 no questions asked reward for his pet reptile.
Fibropapillomatosis is wreaking havoc in sea turtles around the world.
The pet snake was transported to the Honolulu Department of Agriculture’s Quarantine Branch.
Stone thought the reptile walking down her street was a Komodo dragon, the same species that bit her then husband back in 2001.
Girlfriend told authorities Dennis killed Nola in a jealous rage.
The bright coloration of the dyeing dart frog (Dendrobates tinctorius) also acts as camouflage.
Family Feeding Sailfin Lizards For 10 Years Spurs Authorities To Push For Critical Habitat Near Their Home
The Philippine sailfin lizard is listed as vunerable by the IUCN.
The charge stems from a March 2018 incident that caused worldwide condemnation of the teacher.
Softshell turtles are dying in Florida's St. Johns River system.
Megachirella wachtleri is considered the mother of all lizards.
Jill wandered away from a backyard party in October 2017.
The “turtle champions” helped the reptiles by recycling nearly a ton of scrap metal that they sold for $290
Venom 2 will get antivenin to those in need much faster.
Folks in the city responded in kind by posting photos of their pet snakes.
The Chinese giant salamander is five species level lineages and not just a single species, a new study says.
The armadillo girdled lizard is known to roll into a ball as a defensive mechanism against predators.
The recovery plan for the endangered species was launched in 2014 and seems to be on track.
The brown anole has essentially stopped evolving because it may not need to.
This may be the first documented case of an Aegean wall lizard feeding on its own species.
The bearded dragon may have escaped its enclosure or was left behind.
The Burmese python has gained a foothold in the Everglades.
It is unclear why the family changed their story, but at least the man is doing better.
The long-tailed and emerald grass lizards are unique and won’t break your bank.
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation says drivers should not attempt to move a turtle off the road in heavy traffic if no shoulder to park.
Microhyla kodial is the 10th Microhyla species from India.
The data will be used to help make it safer for turtles to cross roads in the state.
The two gopher tortoises were returned to their burrows.
Mantellas may be tiny in stature, but their appeal is enormous.
Species that tested positive for SFD in the state include the northern water snake, racer, milk snake, and queen snake.
Merlin the sulcata tortoise was just 16 years old when he was shot and killed.
The turtle was given antibiotics and will soon be released back into the wild.
These green-blooded reptiles have high levels of green bile pigment and are resistant to bile pigment toxicity.
A 37-year-old man was arrested for littering and possession of a gopher tortoise.
The club will educate attendees of the event on how to keep chelonians.
Paint on a tortoise's shell can cause significant health issues.
The invasive brown anole competes with native green anoles for food and brown anoles are also known to eat young green anoles.
The snake was swarmed almost immediately after it took to the field.
The bog turtle is one of North America’s smallest turtle species and also one of its rarest.
Researchers determined that based on DNA data, the fungus came out of Asia between 50 and 120 years ago.
According to the South Carolina Fish and Wildlife Service, finding an eastern diamondback rattlesnake in Fair Play is highly unlikely.
Jeffrey Phillips apparently thought the snake he picked up was a kingsnake.
The Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville, PA hopes to build a walk-thru Aldabra tortoise exhibit and is soliciting donations to help build it.
The two sea turtles spent nearly a year in rehabilitation.
The virus has been detected in reptiles in the United States, but not in Canada, until now.
Iguanas are not native to Hawaii and are believed to be established in certain areas on Oahu and Maui islands.
Much of the dunes sagebrush lizard's habitat is found in oil rich west Texas.
The green sea turtle is protected by state and federal law in Hawaii.
Conservation biologist David Steen is always working, even when he is going to work.
The carpet python had to give up its meal thanks to a relentless attack from momma possum.
Cpl. B.M. Glover, helping a snapping turtle across a two lane road in the town
The sand lizard is listed as threatened in the UK and protected under UK law.
Imhotep is an important part of the center's educational programming.
The presence of plastic pollution may negatively impact the incubation environments of loggerhead eggs.
Experimental Drug Derived From Rattlesnake Venom Shows Promise In Pancreatic and Lung Cancer Patients
A drug that uses crotoxin from the South American rattlesnake has shown promise to kill pancreatic and lung cancers.
Find out why Furcifer lateralis may be the perfect chameleon.
The spider tortoise hatchling is the first to be successfully hatched at a British zoo.
It is illegal to export for commercial use any live Australian wildlife under any circumstances.
Rocket was stolen right out of her outdoor enclosure by a group of teens.
The scrub python had severely damaged its face.
The Lemur leaf frog's (Hylomantis lemur) Conservation Attention is listed as good.
A woman who experienced an influx of White's treefrogs in her bathroom area built a frog hotel to keep them in one place.
Anna Cornda didn't get very far before he was rescued by firefighters.
A UC Berkeley study has determined that the Shasta salamander is three distinct species.
Although captive breeding of Uroplatus pietschmanni takes place, output is considered too low.
Snake Gyllenhal had an upper respiratory infection, mouth rot, and an injury to his tail that exposed vertebrae.
Ploughshare Tortoise Listed 11th With Flat-tailed And Spider Tortoise On ZSL's EDGE List Of Endangered Reptiles
Experts believe the ploughshare tortoise will become extinct within the next 40 to 50 years.
If you have any information regarding the illegal poaching of these turtles, the department is offering a $1,000 reward leading to an arrest in this case.
A city council in Wodonga, Australia drew down water in a pond that inadvertently caused the death of nearly 25 broad-shelled and long-necked turtles.
Desert tortoises will continue to be captive bred at the Air Force base where they have been since 2002.
Paroedura lohatsara is found on a single mountain range in Madagascar.
Even though the radiated tortoise is captive bred, the critically endangered species is still poached from the wild.
The Florida FWC is offering a reward for information on who may have painted the tortoise.
Eye tissue removed from a African clawed frog tadpole was regenerated within 3 to 5 days.
Also known as the marbled gecko, the Pronk's day gecko grows to 11 cm in length and is known to inhabit just one locality on Madagascar.
Alligator snapping turtles are protected in the state of Oklahoma, Killing, possession and trapping of this species is prohibited.
The tortoise fell off a 10-foot wall and landed on his shell, cracking it in several places.
The Conservancy uses telemetry to locate other Burmese pythons, and in this instance, Argo found the largest breeding aggregation of Burmese pythons.
The Madagascan big-headed turtle is the last surviving species in it genus.