The green anaconda can grow to more than 20 feet in length and is considered the heaviest snake in the world.
Thompson can double the number of snakes he keeps, but cannot reduce the number by selling them.
Scott Nellis can continue to breed certain snakes in his home-based business.
The state has labeled the smooth green snake as "in greatest need of conservation."
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School teacher became distraught after death of his mother and neglected his snakes.
Protections for these snakes will go into effect August 7, 2014.
About 15 of 50 reptiles perish at Lilydale High School in Melbourne.
35 snakes were taken, including a pied tiger reticulated python worth $12,500.
Thousands of red-sided garter snakes gather each year to mate.
Four large constricting snakes have already been banned.
Police are looking for the second suspect who may have the reptiles in question.
Carl, the king cobra is a new resident at the Memphis Zoo's Herpetarium.
Daughter of Will Smith has been keeping snakes for more than six years.
The small Colubrid snake is endangered in three states and threatened in two states in which it can be found.
The black racer snake is a common prey item for the red-shouldered hawk.
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The wolfsnake lives in high altitude montane forests.
Decades of strife prevented herpetological expeditions in the Mekong region until the late 1990s, the WWF says in their report, "Mysterious Mekong."
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After four years of releasing the indigo snakes, the population is slowly returning to Alabama.
Cobra wine is a concoction that is sold to remedy certain ailments such as rheumatism and hair loss.
Coots is the son of Snake Salvation Star Jamie Coots, who died from a rattlesnake bite.
Recently discovered Anthracosuchus balrogus is dyrosaurid crocodile with a very short snout and large jaw muscles.
Philippine zoo offers snake massages.
Hypsiglena unaocualrus has not been seen since it was first discovered in 1936.
Dinner guests said the snake finished eating the wallaby in less than four hours.
News reports say the snake was a rattlesnake though San Antonio arena official says the snake was non-venomous.
Anja Nissen was 12 years old when she received a pet corn snake. It is illegal to keep in Australia.
Subramaniam was well known for his work on python ecology in India.
The Canary Islands are dealing with an abundance of albino California kingsnakes.
450 passengers evacuated as Swiss police capture non-venomous reptile.
Honduran milksnakes make for an interesting breeding project.
Michigan firefighter saves boa constrictor from burning house.
Burmese pythons can find their way home from as far as 36 kilometers away.
Hydrophis (Pelamis) platurus spends as long as 7 months in a dehydrated state.
Initial study claimed that copperhead populations rose with kingsnake population declines.
Owner finds snake in the dog house with chain protruding from its mouth.
YouTube Comedian and cabbie put Burmese python in the rear seat of a cab.
USARK responds to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) motion to dismiss legality of python listing under Lacey Act.
Snake breeder files complaints against woman who filed complaint against him.
Sommerville, 54 grabbed a beer after being biten by the Eastern brown snake because he didn't want to panic.
Killer the boa constrictor ate the towel while eating a rat.
Study authors say loss of predator pressure by kingsnakes lets copperhead populations grow.
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Python struggles with crocodile more than four hours until croc succumbs.
Captive care for the forever fascinating woma python.
Resident ran over the snake and turned it over to Galapagos National Park staff.
Preacher Jamie Coots had been bitten nine previous times by rattlesnakes.
The fossil shows a snake in the midst of preying on a titanosaur before sediment covers the nest.
Tips and secrets for breeding Corallus caninus.
California herp rescue teams up with area reptile vendors to help rescued ball pythons.
The Eastern indigo snake has been listed as a threatened species in the state since 1978.
USARK Lacey Act Update to December 2013 complaint.
County officials in Kansas say the snake mitigation efforts are too costly.
Water district workers in South Florida capture and kill a 17-foot, 8 inch Burmese python.
Vague ordinance led council to rewrite the code.
The Stimson's python is a popular pet snake native to Australia
First public hearing is February 4, 2014
The paradise flying snake's body is flattened as it glides through the air.
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More than 300 pythons found in California man's home.
Lawmakers want five more constricting snakes added to ban.
Thomas Cobb, who last year was fighting for the right to keep his collection of more than 25 boa constrictors, has left Cottonwood Heights, Utah
Fort Myers pizza parlor offers up an exotic pizza with python, alligator, and froglegs.
Expert breeding tips for the gray-banded kingsnake.
Boa constrictor lives two months in woman's couch.
Coon Rapids snake breeder's appeal not heard by Minnesoty Supreme Court.
SFD is now present in 10 states in the eastern and midwestern United States
Guard was attempting to remove the snake when he was killed.
USARK files suit against the U.S. Department of the Interior
Center for Biological Diversity presented club with 48,000 signature petition to end practice of killing rattlesnakes.
Reptile eggs have certain requirements, and once they are met, a good, viable egg will hatch.
Of all the hazards of living and serving in Iraq, dealing with venomous snakes may be the least discussed.
Seasonal temperature fluctuations are the key to success with Boa constrictor imperator.
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Morelia viridis presents some challenges when it comes to breeding. Follow these instructions for success.
Pantherophis guttatus (formerly classified as Elaphe guttata) is easy to breed if you provide the right temperature and photoperiod triggers.
Tips on breeding the annulated tree boa.
Breeding Bogertophis subocularis, a popular North American rat snake.
Scrub python spotted trying to survive on wing of plane bound for Papua New Guinea.
The ball python has become the most popular pet snake in herptoculture.
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Florida man had just helped a turtle cross Interstate 75 in Florida when he was bitten.
There are no native land snakes in Hawaii and keeping them is illegal.
The department has patented the snake trap design and is placing them in the Florida Everglades.
Largest Florida Burmese python on record weighed 128 pounds.
Northern and southern African rock pythons, and the yellow anaconda to be banned, others considered.
Elaphe mandarina was found after the jet landed from a Singapore flight.
Man also cited for keeping two Burmese pythons, which are illegal to keep in Shirley, NY.
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Several Bay area homes burglarized by snakes of the human kind.
Tracking website launched for the southern hognose snake, short-tailed snake, and the Florida pine snake.
Snake was housed in enclosure where children were visiting friends.
UC San Francisco medical doctor researching portable neostigmine nasal spray for snakebites.
President Phil Goss meets with House and Senate congressional members to express opposition to USFWS efforts on Lacey Act
USFWS will render a decision on the narrow headed garter snake and the northern Mexican garter snake in fiscal year 2014.