The two girls recorded video of themselves torturing and then killing a juvenile gopher tortoise, a threatened species.
Alaskan wood frogs can freeze and thaw due to sugar buildup in their bodies.
Florida Fish and Wildlife is working with the state attorney's office to consider charges.
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 giant salamander is listed as near threatened by the IUCN.
Event will enable customers to learn about keeping reptiles s pets.
Study says frogs that survive exposure to chytrid build resistance to the fungus.
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School teacher became distraught after death of his mother and neglected his snakes.
Hemidactylus acanthopholis was discovered not in the forests of India's Western Ghats, but in London's Natural History Museum.
Two female Komodo dragons from the Los Angeles Zoo will be on display in temporary enclosures.
Protections for these snakes will go into effect August 7, 2014.
Not all frogs can jump as far as the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."
A tortoise plays with a dog's ball, and the dog doesn't like it.
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.
The California red-legged frog is now the official state amphibian of California.
Four large constricting snakes have already been banned.
Police are looking for the second suspect who may have the reptiles in question.
The varying color patterns of dyeing dart frogs affect how potential predators see the frogs.
Carl, the king cobra is a new resident at the Memphis Zoo's Herpetarium.
Police investigation continues after they retrieve bearded dragon from Pomona, Calif. man.
Daughter of Will Smith has been keeping snakes for more than six years.
The gecko, Cnemaspis Girii was named after noted Indian herpetologist Varad Giri.
The sword was successfully removed from the sea turtle and sent to a lab for analysis.
The small Colubrid snake is endangered in three states and threatened in two states in which it can be found.
Man catches and releases American bullfrog back into his private pond.
Camp counselors weren't the only deaths in Friday the 13th.
In this Chinese version of Tortoise versus the Hare, it is unclear who won the race.
NOAA and Waikiki Aquarium to track Hawaiian green sea turtles.
Update on reptile legislation throughout the United States.
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.
Man in Zimbabwe finds dead lizard in his beer.
Footballer admits in interview with BBC's Michael Palin that he doesn't like frogs.
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.
The emerald-headed lizard is a ground dweller and lives among the leaf litter of the Santa Lucia Cloud Forest Reserve.
This little treefrog was found in a bunch of kale.
Philippine zoo offers snake massages.
Always wash your hands after handling your reptiles and their food.
Hypsiglena unaocualrus has not been seen since it was first discovered in 1936.
The king of all lizards has been let loose with the release of Godzilla.
Dinner guests said the snake finished eating the wallaby in less than four hours.
Newly described horned lizard has rough scales.
Chinese poachers have been increasingly plying Philippine waters in defiance of UN mandated economic zones.
They are named dancing frogs due to the male's leg kicking during breeding season.
Anja Nissen was 12 years old when she received a pet corn snake. It is illegal to keep in Australia.
Australian angler Angus James was about to release the jungle perch when he noticed a live green treefrog in its mouth.
The amphibians have been devastated by pollution, pesticides and the chytrid fungus.
Subramaniam was well known for his work on python ecology in India.
Scientists use midwife toad skin mucus to develop a defense against the chytrid fungus.
Macaque monkeys have evolved to detect the threat of snakes.
Study uses arboreal frogs and terrestrial frogs to determine what frog parachutes more efficiently.
Decomposition of monitor lizard took about four weeks.
Owner turns to Go Fund Me to raise funds for tortoise's surgery.
Grover, a 28-year-old 13-foot false gharial (also known as a gavial) had been living at the aquarium for the last four years
A surfer in Cocoa Beach, Fla. saved a young loggerhead sea turtle entangled in fishing line.
Caterpillar continued waving its head in front of frog until it gets eaten.
NARBC raises a lot of money for PIJAC/USARK
The first nationwide set of standards governing rats and mice raised as food for reptiles and birds of prey.
The Italian wall lizard (Podarcis sicula) has found a suitable home in a Los Angeles area suburb
The frogs are of the genus Pristimantis
5th annual Reptile and Amphibian Appreciation Day (RAAD)
Macrophage and neutrophil cells are not impaired and can fight off the fungus
This venomous sea snake has been given the scientific name of Hydrophis donaldi
Snake thieves stole boas and ball pythons from Petland store in Bradenton, Fla.
Jairo Mora Sandoval, who worked to protect the leatherback sea turtle was murdered last week in Costa Rica.
Warming climate has adverse effect on native American turtles.
DNA test to determine gender of bird embryos works on Komodo dragons.
Illegal drug traced back to South American frog.
Higher salt content bodies of water doesn't bodfe well for the chytrid fungus.
Synchrotron imaging showed the amphibian Broomistega co-habitating with the mammal forerunner Thrinaxodon
Anolis carolinensis are now established in Hancock Park, California
The Canary Islands are dealing with an abundance of albino California kingsnakes.
The Uromastyx is a popular food item in Saudi Arabia.
NASA rocket launch sends frog flying into the air.
The Coqui frog has become established on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Golden orb spiders are known to eat small reptiles and even birds that become entangled in their webs.
Streambed salamander discovered in Arkansas' Lake Catherine State Park
Study shows frog Mortality rates ranging from 100 percent after just one hour to 40 percent over 7 days.
Viper ate centipede alive, which proceeded to eat viper from inside out
Cyrtodactylus thuongae is 78 millimeters in length and lives high in the Ba Den mountains
Those interested in the position of mayor of Amphibiville must submit an essay detailing why he or she should be mayor.
Sixth grader Ilah Hickman has been working on proposal to list Dicamptodon aterrimus as state amphibian for the last two years.
Indonesian photographer shoots a frog under a leaf during a rainstorm.
Florida girl conducts presentations on frogs and their importance to the environment.
Frog embryos used to determine how cell migration is controlled.
USGS study shows decline in amphibians on IUCN Red-List at 11.6 percent annually since 2002.
Enter New Jersey's Adventure Aquarium contest to name its newest turtle.
The California red-legged frog may become the official amphibian of California.
Gracixalus lumarius, a new frog species hails from the Vietnamese highlands.
Event is "The Nation's Largest Educational Reptile and Amphibian Show.