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.
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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.
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.
Camp counselors weren't the only deaths in Friday the 13th.
Decades of strife prevented herpetological expeditions in the Mekong region until the late 1990s, the WWF says in their report, "Mysterious Mekong."
As a high school teacher I am fortunate to have many different opportunities present themselves for unique educational experiences.
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.
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.
Michigan firefighter saves boa constrictor from burning house.
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.
Python struggles with crocodile more than four hours until croc succumbs.
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.
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.
First public hearing is February 4, 2014
The paradise flying snake's body is flattened as it glides through the air.
IBD Blood Test Developed for Pythons and Boas
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.
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
Scrub python spotted trying to survive on wing of plane bound for Papua New Guinea.
There are no native land snakes in Hawaii and keeping them is illegal.
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.
Several Bay area homes burglarized by snakes of the human kind.
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
A South Florida woman left her snake in the car, which which required a trip to the dealership.
DEEP and Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation will hold interactive program July 24 at Stratton Brook State Park.
Photographer Mark Laita captures some of the world's most beautiful snakes in striking poses.
Co-author of The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America caught with five Peruvian pit vipers and two Colubrid snakes.
Residents demanded that the council revoke any exotic animal permits granted to Thomas Cobb.
Mark Rubinstein finds gold pendant at site of Eastern Airlines and ValueJet plane crashes in Florida Everglades.
Bothriechis guifarroi was named after slain Honduran environmentalist Mario Guifarro.
Willis killed what appears to be a gopher snake that was in his house.
Area restaurant and bakery Dakota Thyme Builds a 12-foot, 70 pound Burmese python snake cake
Cottonwood Heights limits snake ownership to just one.
Peaches was killed in March after someone poured cleaning solvent in her enclosure.
Peaches died five days after someone poured cleaning solvent in snake's enclosure.
U.S. Army Research Lab funds the use of accelerometers to enable snake robot to wrap around an object on contact.
Burning snake crawls under brush pile which ignites and spreads to her home.
Shoes include a snakeskin-like print on the stripe and snake character on insole.
Gucci is working on a system to track python skins from "marsh to market."
Video captured of Mimophis mahfalensis eating a chameleon in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park.
Zoos across America will be celebrating Chinese New Year.
Study of Philippine Agta Negrito tribe's encounters with the reticulated python points to genetic fear of snakes.
Florida Senator Bill Nelson joins hunt for Burmese pythons.
Actress Betty White worked with Jacob the Boa in 2011.
Challenge aims to educate public about the impact the Burmese python has on the Everglades.
Snake breeder takes case to higher court in attempt to save his business.
Jordanian apparently hid snake in carry-on bag during EgyptAir flight to Kuwait.
Iran's Razi antivenin is the preferred therapy when soldiers are bitten by venomous Afghan snakes
Imantodes chocoensis hails from the Chocoan forests of northwestern Ecuador.
Growing Evidence Suggest Struggling Florida Pythons Won't Expand North
Garth Pithan loses 75 of 100 reptiles in a basement fire that also destroyed his Washington home.
Man consumed 30 giant cockroaches, vomited and collapsed at a reptile store.
Guinness World Record snake named Medusa measures 25 feet, 2 inches and weighs 350 pounds
Today's snakes have been traced to a group of blind snakes called scolecophidians.