The Bandy bandy snake, Vermicella parscauda may already face extinction due to mining.
The scrub python ate a stuffed cow, a toy stuffed cow.
Kemp's ridley sea turtles are one of the rarest sea turtle species.
The state of Arkansas allows for the collection up to six venomous species.
After five weeks of rehab, Lucky was released back into the wild in good health.
The snake was destined for Barbados when it was seized by the TSA.
The snake was persistent, but could it have really eaten such a large lizard?
The approximate lifespan of a loggerhead sea turtle is close to 70 years, though some have been known to live longer.
Injured sea turtles need to time before they are released back into the ocean and sea turtle rehabilitation center at Australia's Charles Darwin University provides that time.
The black mamba is one of the fastest snakes in the world and one of the deadliest. It is called the black mamba because the black color of its mouth, and not its outside coloration.
Prometheus the rainbow boa has been missing since July 7.
Judith Patience has kept Tommy for 35 years and was worried about his welfare when she passes.
One lizard species, the earless dragon, is being consumed by feral cats in very large numbers.
Prof. Bishop has dedicated 30 years of his professional career advocating for frogs and other amphibians around the world.
Champ survived an attack when it was just an inch square.
Man's facility was also raided by the SPCA back in 2015.
Hopefully Buddy will be returned home real soon.
The coqui frog, invasive and reviled in Hawaii, is loved in its native Puerto Rico.
It is speculated that more desert tortoises can be found in captivity than in the wild.
The majority of turtles harvested in Arkansas from 2014 to 2016 were of breeding age.
The state of Pennsylvania allows for the keeping of alligators as pets.
The razorback musk turtle can be kept in a tropical fish aquarium of an appropriate size, but be prepared to lose fish.
Karenia brevis, also known as the Florida red tide organism can kill sea turtles.
Feral cats kill about 466 million reptiles each year in Australia.
Sea turtle nests are protected by Florida state and federal law.
Researchers have thankfully not found any evidence of the chytrid fungus that kills amphibians.
The Seychelles often gifts Aldabra giant tortoises to friendly countries as part of the country's diplomatic efforts.
Wild populations of the southern mountain yellow-legged frogs have been bolstered with the release of 500 captive-bred tadpoles.
Hybrid version of fungus is even more deadly.
Firefighters used a 9 meter ladder to rescue to the wayward reptile.
White's treefrogs are native to Australia, and oftentimes eat snakes, but the tables were turned in this incident.
Bearded dragons are native to Australia and are widely captive-bred in the United States
The reticulated python is considered the longest snake species in the world. It is also one of the heaviest.
With a little help from police, the timber rattlesnake made it safely to the other side.
Terrapene carolina is a protected species in Louisiana.
It is estimated that there are only 100 Lake Pátzcuaro salamanders left in the wild.
Desert tortoises range from the Mojave and Sonoran deserts in California and can also be found in Arizona, Nevada, and areas in Mexico.
The alligator was saved from the coils of the snake just in time.
The bog turtle is one of the smallest turtle species in North America.
Scientists in Australia hope that sausages made of cane toad meat and laced with a noxious chemical will help save northern Quoll populations.
The reticulated python is the longest snake species in the world.
Alligator snapping turtles in the state of Oklahoma are a species of special concern.
The five snakes are all snail eaters and hail from South America.
The Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center has kept 15 of the tadpoles for future breeding efforts.
Electrorana limoae is one of four known fossils to exist that scientists say is direct evidence that the amphibians lived in wet tropical forests.
Kinosternon vogti sp. nov shares the genus with 12 other turtle species.
If all goes well, gopher tortoise hatchlings will emerge from the nest in late summer.
Hopefully the bearded dragon's owner will be found.
There have been fewer Blanding's turtle deaths after the fencing was installed in 2001.
The King’s dwarf monitor, though rare, is perfect for monitor lizard fans who lack space.
Texas indigo snakes are a protected species in the state.
Plastic bags are often mistaken for jellies by sea turtles.
The high caloric intake of collared lizards is difficult for many herpetoculturists to provide.
The man had just decapitated the snake in his yard when he was bitten.
The blue-tongue skink's blue tongue is its last line of defense when trying to ward off predators.
The owner offered a $1,000 no questions asked reward for his pet reptile.
Fibropapillomatosis is wreaking havoc in sea turtles around the world.
The pet snake was transported to the Honolulu Department of Agriculture’s Quarantine Branch.
Stone thought the reptile walking down her street was a Komodo dragon, the same species that bit her then husband back in 2001.
Girlfriend told authorities Dennis killed Nola in a jealous rage.
The bright coloration of the dyeing dart frog (Dendrobates tinctorius) also acts as camouflage.
Family Feeding Sailfin Lizards For 10 Years Spurs Authorities To Push For Critical Habitat Near Their Home
The Philippine sailfin lizard is listed as vunerable by the IUCN.
The charge stems from a March 2018 incident that caused worldwide condemnation of the teacher.
Softshell turtles are dying in Florida's St. Johns River system.
Megachirella wachtleri is considered the mother of all lizards.
Jill wandered away from a backyard party in October 2017.
The “turtle champions” helped the reptiles by recycling nearly a ton of scrap metal that they sold for $290
Venom 2 will get antivenin to those in need much faster.
Folks in the city responded in kind by posting photos of their pet snakes.
The Chinese giant salamander is five species level lineages and not just a single species, a new study says.
The armadillo girdled lizard is known to roll into a ball as a defensive mechanism against predators.
The recovery plan for the endangered species was launched in 2014 and seems to be on track.
The brown anole has essentially stopped evolving because it may not need to.
This may be the first documented case of an Aegean wall lizard feeding on its own species.
The bearded dragon may have escaped its enclosure or was left behind.
The Burmese python has gained a foothold in the Everglades.
It is unclear why the family changed their story, but at least the man is doing better.
The long-tailed and emerald grass lizards are unique and won’t break your bank.
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation says drivers should not attempt to move a turtle off the road in heavy traffic if no shoulder to park.
Microhyla kodial is the 10th Microhyla species from India.
The data will be used to help make it safer for turtles to cross roads in the state.
The two gopher tortoises were returned to their burrows.
Mantellas may be tiny in stature, but their appeal is enormous.
Species that tested positive for SFD in the state include the northern water snake, racer, milk snake, and queen snake.
Merlin the sulcata tortoise was just 16 years old when he was shot and killed.
The turtle was given antibiotics and will soon be released back into the wild.
These green-blooded reptiles have high levels of green bile pigment and are resistant to bile pigment toxicity.
A 37-year-old man was arrested for littering and possession of a gopher tortoise.
The club will educate attendees of the event on how to keep chelonians.
Paint on a tortoise's shell can cause significant health issues.
The invasive brown anole competes with native green anoles for food and brown anoles are also known to eat young green anoles.
The snake was swarmed almost immediately after it took to the field.
The bog turtle is one of North America’s smallest turtle species and also one of its rarest.
Researchers determined that based on DNA data, the fungus came out of Asia between 50 and 120 years ago.
According to the South Carolina Fish and Wildlife Service, finding an eastern diamondback rattlesnake in Fair Play is highly unlikely.
Jeffrey Phillips apparently thought the snake he picked up was a kingsnake.
The Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville, PA hopes to build a walk-thru Aldabra tortoise exhibit and is soliciting donations to help build it.
The two sea turtles spent nearly a year in rehabilitation.
The virus has been detected in reptiles in the United States, but not in Canada, until now.