The captive breeding program produced a pair of four-eyed turtles and two Beal's four-eyed turtles.
The rescue has been seeing as many as 40 injured turtles a week during the last month.
Sandy was taken in May from an Upper West Side pet shop.
The Cope's gray treefrog is a species of least concern.
The woman received initial treatment in Thailand but her symptoms re-emerged.
Back in 2014, biologists Mark Mendelsohn and Katy Delaney released more than 850 tadpoles into the Santa Monica Mountains.
Hikari's Herptile line of prepared foods offer complete nutrition requirements, the company says.
The GoPro footage is straight from the perspective of a red-eared slider.
The 24 hatchling Texas horned lizards are part of a breeding program launched at the zoo two years ago.
“Another reminder to leave only your footprints when visiting the beach!”
The Chinese giant salamander is a critically endangered species but is farmed in China for food.
Police and bystanders observed Yaqun Lu, from China poking and stomping on a sea turtle nest.
The hatchling snake was confirmed to be a southern black racer (Coluber constrictor priapus).
The release is part of a 10 year effort to reintroduce the species into the wild.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo was the first to confirm facultative parthenogenesis in Asian water dragons.
The toad is a critically endangered species native to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
The internship is two weeks and includes free room and board at the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu resort.
Frog eggs and tadpoles were found in elephant tracks in Myanmar.
Both salamanders were given ESA protections in 2014 but the federal government failed to follow through.
Turtle Island Restoration Network May Sue Florida Power & Light Co. For Incidental Taking of Sea Turtles
The nuclear plant operator has a “biological opinion” from the fisheries service that allows the incidental take of sea turtles.
Sandy was stolen from an Upper West Side pet shop.
Once a desert tortoise is placed in captivity, it cannot be released back into the wild.
The blotched rat snake is a large-bodied snake of the genus Elaphe.
Parthenogenesis occurs when a female gives birth without having been impregnated by a male.
The grassland earless dragon is an endangered lizard native to Australia
The Neuse River waterdog (Necturus lewisi) is a permanently aquatic salamander.
Tadpoles can regenerate their tails after loss via cells in their skin.
Teddy is now up for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society.
A new proposal by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources would ease the restrictions placed on herp collecting.
The Guajira giant glass frog is native to a remote mountain in Colombia.
The decline in Mojave desert tortoises is attributed to the increase in the raven population, according to the U.S. Marines.
The Asian water monitor was first reported loose in October 2017.
Peaches was taken from her temporary home May 6.
Scoot Reeves walking with his new wheelchair.
Fangs developed a series of times to give us some of the most venomous predators of the planet.
With proper care, the Japanese fire-bellied newt can live more than 25 years.
De Silva’s rough-sided snake's coloration resembles the soil in the habitat in which it lives.
The sea snakes were poking their heads in the sand looking for food.
"We found that more than 1,000 data-deficient amphibians are threatened with extinction, and nearly 500 are Endangered or Critically Endangered.
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Kadal is a Komodo dragon who came to the zoo in October.
Captive breeding efforts enabled 500 California red-legged frogs to be released back into Yosemite Valley.
Kernel was released after four months of rehabilitation. He had a fishhook lodged in his esophagus.
A three-eyed snake with all eyes fully functioning was found in Australia.
The Florida FWC hopes to raise $30,000 to develop a test for Virus X, which has killed hundreds of turtles in the last year.
Animal ambassadors like Casper are a vital part of awareness and conservation outreach for many private sectors and the AZA.
It took years for the author to finally see a timber rattlesnake while out herping.
Green sea turtle populations around Hawaii and U.S. Pacific islands are up markedly but hawksbill turtle populations are not.
Matthijs Kuijpers spent the last 30 years photographing these reptiles.
TheTurtleRoom is now a tax-exempt conservation organization that works to ensure the survival of turtle and tortoise species around the world.
The Siskiyou Mountains salamander lives in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southern Oregon and northern California.
Zoo officials have been trying to breed China Girl since 2009.
The Asian parasite Raillietiella orientalis, has found its way, via the invasive Burmese python, into Florida-native snakes.
Three of the 10 lizards released were found in good condition.
The lizard is bimodally reproductive, which means it can give birth to live young and lay eggs.
Through gene editing, scientists were able to cause albinism in brown anole lizards.
After a few minutes, the snake was freed from the beer can.
The kangaroo rats can also reorient their body in mid-air to escape rattlesnake bites.
Common snapping turtles can be caught in unlimited amounts in the state of Maryland.
This man is wanted by police in Rockwood, Michigan for allegedly stealing a ball python from I Love My Pets.
This species of frog is now widely available as healthy, captive-bred specimens.
The discovery is seen as a defense mechanism against predators.
The turtles have been dying in and near the St. Johns River since March 2018.
Amphibian owners are urged to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations.
Branch's stiletto snake has fangs that jut out the side of its mouth, researchers say.
More than 6,000 acres of Kemp's ridley nesting sites will be protected.
Students studying the reptile hope that their efforts pay off and the governor signs the house bill into law.
With good research and proper care, any of these snakes would make for a great captive.
A more natural approach to keeping America’s favorite pet gecko.
Students at Weston High School in Massachusetts captive breed and then release Blanding's turtles.
The Indian flapshell turtle (Lissemys punctata) is a relatively small species that is hardy, durable and adaptable.
In addition to eating rodents such as rats, rat snakes also consume eggs.
Crosland didn't have a permit to possess the snapping turtle, and it was euthanized.
It took the author several decades to finally find his holy grail of herps, an eastern spadefoot toad.
Hyloscirtus hillisi is a dark mottled brown in coloration with tiny yellow spots found on its front and hind legs.
The snapping turtle was euthanized as the teacher didn't have a permit to keep it.
Reptiles are a lot smarter than some think.
The protected land will total more than 200 hectares by the end of 2019.
Paul Mock was out lowering his dam's spillway when he happened upon the most unusual sight.
Video shows a man stuffing a large reptile hide down his pants.
Asian house geckos run across water at about the same speed they run across land.
The northern Mexican garter snake and the narrow-headed garter snake were give Endangered Species Act protections in 2014.
Spending 8 days in the rainforest yields a variety of herptiles.
A Central American coral snake consumed Cenaspis aenigma, a previously undescribed snake species.
Ecologist Lindsey Swierk believes the temporary bubble on top of the aquatic anole's head enables it to breathe underwater.
Much of the dunes sagebrush lizard's habitat is found in oil- rich west Texas.
The snake is the third largest captured in the state.
The king cobra is the largest venomous snake of the world.
10 Texas horned lizards were tagged for tracking. One has since buried itself for the winter.
The 10cm-long amphibian is named Dermophis donaldtrumpi.
Captive breeding of Varanus salvator has increased the popularity of this beautiful lizard.