A new bushmaster exhibit will be one of the highlights of the Donna M. Fernandes Amphibian and Reptile Center.
Colobops noviportensis was a tiny little reptile with a massive and powerful jaw.
Event marks the first time the foundation had breeding success with the species.
Pranksters created a fake Facebook page representing the city of Calhoun, Georgia.
The Siskiyou Mountains salamander is threatened by federal plans to accelerate logging in its native range.
Texas is a step closer to making it illegal to commercially collect chelonians on private lands.
Researchers with Delhi University’s Sri Venkateswara College have discovered ornate narrow-mouthed frogs missing eyes, due to the effects of pollution.
These two reptiles got stuck and were saved by WIRES personnel.
Snake breeder in Florida showcased on Nat Geo vet show.
The cane toad was introduced to Australia to combat agricultural pests but has decimated native populations of quolls.
Abu Zarin Husin, a Malaysian firefighter who captured and released uncounted cobras has died of a cobra bite.
Threats of violence have been made against the school district, apparently for not firing the teacher.
Once in captivity, desert tortoises can no longer be released into the wild due to the potential for them to introduce disease to wild populations of tortoises.
The mother snakes also warm their bodies and return to the snake nest to warm their babies.
Huck was stolen February 21. He was found in a grassy area March 8.
The tadpoles of the Sumatran cascade frogs have sucker-like bellies that enable them to stick to rocks in fast flowing streams.
It is unclear if the dog was dead or alive, or what type of snapping turtle is kept at the school.
Bubbles was found by a Los Angeles man who took the time out to search for him.
The Burmese python has had an interesting existence in the United States.
George the gopher tortoise and Jeanna Smith have been together more than 50 years.
Pancho and Lefty have been in quarantine for 18 months and are now on display at the Cameron Park Zoo.
Take a ride along this famed Illinois road known for its awesome herp encounters.
The Vision slider rack system is very popular with snake enthusiasts and breeders.
The snake is rare in Louisiana and has all but disappeared in Texas.
A thief in Wisconsin stole 5 baby sulcata tortoises from a Pet World.
Awesome beauty, a calm demeanor and a hefty size— what’s not to love about the leopard tortoise?
Bubbles is a 6-year-old black-throated monitor who is also the store's mascot.
Petey is the reptile version of Disaster Girl.
Reptilekeeping has become more popular in Ireland over the last 10 years.
Sheldon was stolen just outside his home in Glendale, Arizona.
Snake Road is closed every spring to allow migrating reptiles and amphibians to safely cross without getting hit by vehicles.
Herpetologist Jill Fleming is unsure what happened to the face of this toad she happened upon back in 2016. She Tweeted the photo February 28 asking for opinions. What do you think?
The first documented instance of a cat snake in the UAE occurred in 2007
Hobbyists have embraced sulcata tortoises and made their reproduction the biggest herpetocultural success story of recent times.
The researchers hope to find out why the lizard has the capability to regenerate its tail.
Shelley had been a mainstay since well before the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary.
The herp industry wants its constituents to be successful raising and breeding the animals they acquire in order to grow the hobby.
The Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation formed the Disease Task Team to guide communication and collaboration on herpetofaunal diseases among PARC regions.
A professor and his colleagues seek to expand cobra research in Central Africa.
The snake was later destroyed.
Two women in Alabama posted a video to social media of them running over a snapping turtle.
The breeding pair gave birth to 11 snakes.
The red salamander may become the official salamander of Virginia.
The USFWS was petitioned by the Center in 2012 to protect the reptile under the Endangered Species Act.
Heat for reptiles isn’t just for comfort — it’s for survival.
Trachemys haugrudi is closely related to modern turtles of the Trachemys genus.
Police officer removes lizard's head that got stuck in Red Bull can.
Close to 100 gopher tortoise hatchlings will be released in South Carolina to bolster wild populations.
More than 300 species rely on the network of tunnels the gopher tortoise creates.
Generalizations could be made based on the width of crawl tracks and the undulation pattern
Sand boas are most comfortable on a loamy, slightly moist soil mixture.
Help Michigan count frogs and toads this spring.
The plan was controversial when it was released because oil and gas industry lobbyists formed the makeup of foundation that was supposed to implement the plan.
In the wild, Lygodactylus williamsi inhabits a very restricted habitat within a limited range. It is critically endangered.
Road herping is a favorite way for many to see a lot of reptiles.
The 8-year-old tortoise was stolen right out of his enclosure on February 21.
They are the result of new breeding techniques and their release is a new approach to locating wild reintroduction sites.
The more popular species available for adoption include Russian, leopard, and sulcata tortoises, are well as box turtles.
The Japanese giant salamander is listed as near threatened by the IUCN due to pollution and habitat loss.
With this article, I introduce the rigors and techniques that have worked as a successful water dragon keeper and breeder for more than a decade.
Conservationists with the Fisheries Administration (FiA), WCS in the Southeast Asian country found 16 eggs in a nest of the critically endangered Royal Turtle.
The Snakes On A Plane Star had no problem subduing the reptile and getting it safely in a box.
Tiger snakes are highly venomous, large elapids from Australia.
This sculpture is certain to generate discussion, like the Running Hare of Kingman.
The presentations at IHS range from those meant for amateur herpers to pros, and you can learn about many topics, from herpetoculture to pure science and taxonomy.
Advice for those who wish to pursue a career with reptiles.
For such tiny animals, bearded leaf Chameleon are remarkably durable and hardy.
A red-eared slider was found frozen in its enclosure. Luckily it survived.
The bombardier beetle has a novel defense when ingested, it lets loose a toxic chemical spray from its abdomen.
With more captive-bred color mutations, the gopher snake enjoys newfound popularity.
Can you distinguish the call of a spring peeper? If so, the Connecticut chapters of FrogWatch USA needs you to help them count.
The findings detail the oldest known group of lizard trackways, and they show that lizards were already using bipedal locomotion.
Tiger snakes are one of three venomous snake species on Tasmania.
The Dvaucel's geckos were devastated by introduced mammals such as rats, cats and ferrets.
This article will focus on how to keep B. c. imperator.
Time will tell if Teigen's daughter becomes a reptile lover.
Could reptiles be used to spy for the West?
A St. Louis Fire Department firefighter saved a ball python from a house fire.
Romeo, a Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) is looking for a mate.
Choose plants that will go well with your reptile when setting up a vivarium.
Most of the available captive bred Nuevo Leon kingsnakes are many generations removed from the wild due to the laws protecting their importation into the US.
Researchers say the role of snakes as ecosystem servicers should be further studied.
Film details the intricacies of wildlife surrounding a suburban home as the seasons come and go.
Researchers have found that dead cane toads placed on top of sea turtle nests deter monitor lizards from pilfering the eggs.
The facility could not remain open without funding.
Reptile Rescue Service says James Dix had a heart attack and has been in the hospital.
Gopher Tortoise Day is a fun informational day for the entire family.
Venomous reptiles inject or chew to deliver venom, while poisonous frogs have to be touched or eaten to deliver their toxins.
It’s not advisable to keep these two turtle species together.
Wild poison frogs are poisonous due to the insects they eat.
Scientists speculate that ancient crocodiles ate giant tortoises of the Aldabra Atoll.
Turtle smuggler sent endangered reptiles via mail.
The king cobra wanted to eat, but both died in the fight for survival.
Translocated Australian green and golden bell frogs bred in captivity and released into habitats where salt was added to the water resulted in a 70 percent increased survival rate.
Inclusion body disease is known to strike pythons and boas.
Bearded dragons will eat a variety of things, including other lizards.
The Russian tortoise can be kept indoors.