Dryocalamus chithrasekarai, or Chithrasekara’s bridle snake, is black or brown and white in coloration.
Spitting cobras seem to be the only exception and use venom as a defense mechanism.
The Greek meadow viper is a cold weather species found on alpine mountains.
Now is the time to herp Snake Road.
The puff adder is found in nearly all of sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, and on the Arabian Peninsula into Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
The 18-year-old jungle carpet python went home the same day, a little hungry but otherwise healthy.
The venomous reptile is one of the smallest rattlesnakes in the United States
The black pine snake is a subspecies of pine snake that isn't seen too often in the wild.
The ordinance should be more humane with regard to enclosure requirements.
The non-venomous colubrid is also known as the eel moccasin.
The corn snake morphs are beautiful and can be adopted, not abandoned.
Don’t be SLO - it’s nearly time to go!
A total of 13 ball pythons were abandoned. One has since died.
The loss of amphibians is having a negative cascade effect up and down the food web.
The green treefrog, despite being bitten by the coastal taipan snake, is apparently healthy and will be released February 7.
The boa constrictor has not yet found its owner.
The longest python was 12-foot, 7.3-inch, the heaviest python was 62-pounds, and the most pythons captured by an individual was 8.
Researchers say that snakes were the likely cause of transmission to human, but others dispute that notion.
Researchers with Auburn University captured a young, 27-inch eastern indigo snake believed to be the offspring of captive bred specimens.
Hopefully the snake makes a full recovery after the ordeal, and people learn to manage their trash effectively.
The species is listed as federally endangered in the states of Georgia and Florida.
Two-headed snakes are rare, but not uncommon.
The ordinance should make it safer for residents and the reptiles.
The Burmese python is well established in the Florida Everglades.
It is hoped that a plan will help to protect the country's native lizards and snakes.
A very well preserved fossil of Najash rionegrina, enabled paleontologists to reassess the timeline of limbs on snakes.
The California kingsnake infected with snake fungal disease was euthanized.
Tom Rahill and the Swamp Apes Team removed the SFWMD's 1,000 snake, a 9 feet, five inch specimen.
Seven snorkeling grandmothers helped researchers discovered a healthy population of greater sea snakes near a popular swimming beach.
The amphibian is known to live in 11 locations that are also home to the venomous snake, and the coloration and patterns they share are uncanny.
The coral snake was trying to eat the rat snake when a wasp decided to disrupt it.
The habitat of the black pine snake has been under consideration for protections for years.
The county received complaints of a foul odor emanating from the facility.
The snake gets his revenge for being mistreated.
If you use glue traps and an animal such as a snake or lizard gets stuck in it, you can use nearly any oil used for cooking to help free the animal.
It took some doing, but this corn snake was freed by firefighters.
The 51-year-old man awaits sentencing.
It is hoped the baby snake will feed and has a normal digestive system.
The ringneck snake can be found throughout much of North America.
Bindi was just 7-years-old when her dad died.
These celebrities donned snakes at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards but received some backlash.
35 snake species can be found on Snake Road in the Shawnee National Forest.
Kim Kardashian posted a video of her daughter holding a snake on Instagram.
The ringneck snake was found slithering around the TSA checkpoint at Newark Airport in New Jersey.
The woman received initial treatment in Thailand but her symptoms re-emerged.
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 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.
Fangs developed a series of times to give us some of the most venomous predators of the planet.
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.
Reptile Anatomy and Physiology is an important part of Herpetology and captive care!
A three-eyed snake with all eyes fully functioning was found in Australia.
It took years for the author to finally see a timber rattlesnake while out herping.
The Asian parasite Raillietiella orientalis, has found its way, via the invasive Burmese python, into Florida-native snakes.
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.
This man is wanted by police in Rockwood, Michigan for allegedly stealing a ball python from I Love My Pets.
The discovery is seen as a defense mechanism against predators.
Branch's stiletto snake has fangs that jut out the side of its mouth, researchers say.
In addition to eating rodents such as rats, rat snakes also consume eggs.
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.
The northern Mexican garter snake and the narrow-headed garter snake were give Endangered Species Act protections in 2014.
A Central American coral snake consumed Cenaspis aenigma, a previously undescribed snake species.
The snake is the third largest captured in the state.
The king cobra is the largest venomous snake of the world.
The $60 class will offer the basics of handling a snake and a yoga flow class with a snake partner.
North American hognose snakes go all out to sell their death act by opening their mouths and rolling their tongues in the dirt.
Night snakes are abundant on roads in the southwestern U.S. on warm nights during the rainy season.
It is suspected that a Christmas tree caused the blaze.
The elimination of rats, goats and rabbits helped the keel-scaled boa's population numbers to rebound.
Child services were notified that venomous snakes were kept in the home.
These snakes are all specialists in that they specialize in eating invertebrates.
In Delhi, India, Wildlife SOS is saving reptiles through rescue and education.
It is unknown why the snake died, but experts say that chance of survival for two-headed snakes is slim.
Biologists with the Florida FWC Commission successfully hatched several Florida pine snakes from two separate clutches found in the wild.
The python elimination program has eliminated 1,859 invasive Burmese pythons in just two years.
The folks picked up the coral snakes and were then bitten.
The boa constrictor hitched a ride to a Texas Goodwill in a sofa.
The U.S. Forest Service began restricting vehicles on the road more than 40 years ago
Study reveals unexpected behavior in wild puff adders.
The baby venomous snake was donated to the center by a couple who found it in their yard.
Researchers have found that male Cape cobras eat male Cape cobras. They have not yet documented a male eating a female.
Felix is a Florida kingsnake who was surrendered by his owner in bad shape. He is ready to be adopted.
It is hoped that the venomous reptile can eventually be put on display at a zoo.
Dr. Joshua Llinas, of HerpVet in Mt. Ommaney in Queensland, Australia fixed the jaw of Toothless after she damaged it while feeding.
The dueling duo were released about a mile away from the home in which they were removed.
Authorities tried working with the owner to try and improve conditions before seizing the reptiles.
Herping on the Snake Road in Shawnee National Forest is best done when the road is closed to vehicles, from September 1 to October 1.
It turns out the woman has years of experience handling snakes.
West Virginians can possess one timber rattlesnake.
A ball python managed to get itself wrapped up in the engine compartment of a car in Wisconsin. Police called a snake handler to help safely remove the reptile.
The facility that was caring for Santana says the snake is being treated for mites.
Researchers say a crossbred snake could create a super snake that takes the best traits of both species.