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.
The habitat of both garter snake species are suffering from issues such as livestock grazing, agricultural and urban sprawl.
These animal control officers had quite the time with this boa constrictor.
Healthy skin of infected eastern Massasauga rattlesnakes test positive for Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola.
Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, or the mangrove saltmarsh snake, is a semi-arboreal, semi-aquatic snake that is endemic to aquatic habitats in coastal Florida.
it is speculated that the snake may tried to cool down and was pulled out to sea by currents or got disoriented and swam out.
Redding Reptiles had to move its 210 reptiles six times during the Carr Fire.
Researchers in England have determined that the forest cobra is actually five different species.
The smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis) is non-venomous and bright green in coloration with a white belly.
Monocled cobra venom is fast acting and the man is fortunate to be alive.
The eastern indigo snake has not been seen in the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve for more than 35 years.
The snake lived 100 million years ago.
The Bandy bandy snake, Vermicella parscauda may already face extinction due to mining.
The scrub python ate a stuffed cow, a toy stuffed cow.
The state of Arkansas allows for the collection up to six venomous species.
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 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.
Man's facility was also raided by the SPCA back in 2015.
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.
The alligator was saved from the coils of the snake just in time.
The reticulated python is the longest snake species in the world.
The five snakes are all snail eaters and hail from South America.
Texas indigo snakes are a protected species in the state.
The man had just decapitated the snake in his yard when he was bitten.
The pet snake was transported to the Honolulu Department of Agriculture’s Quarantine Branch.
Venom 2 will get antivenin to those in need much faster.
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.
Species that tested positive for SFD in the state include the northern water snake, racer, milk snake, and queen snake.
The snake was swarmed almost immediately after it took to the field.
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 carpet python had to give up its meal thanks to a relentless attack from momma possum.
Experimental Drug Derived From Rattlesnake Venom Shows Promise In Pancreatic and Lung Cancer Patients
A drug that uses crotoxin from the South American rattlesnake has shown promise to kill pancreatic and lung cancers.
It is illegal to export for commercial use any live Australian wildlife under any circumstances.
The scrub python had severely damaged its face.
Anna Cornda didn't get very far before he was rescued by firefighters.
Snake Gyllenhal had an upper respiratory infection, mouth rot, and an injury to his tail that exposed vertebrae.
The Conservancy uses telemetry to locate other Burmese pythons, and in this instance, Argo found the largest breeding aggregation of Burmese pythons.
The snake crawled across the barrel of Pfc. William Snyder's sniper rifle.
The Louisiana pine snake spends much of its life below the forest, underground.
Glue traps don't discriminate. Whatever walks into the glue trap usually gets stuck.
Twitter user Taylor Nicole Dean is a reptile lover and a video of her hognose snake drinking water went viral over the weekend.
The alligator didn't like that the banded water snake got too close.
These Southeast Asian snakes dine on crustaceans in unique ways, unlike other snakes.
The snake will spend six to eight weeks recovering from surgery at the facility.