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Corn Snake Genome Sequenced, Albinism Mutation Detailed

The genome data will be freely available to researchers around the world.

Skitzo the Aussie Cat Kills Red-Bellied Black Snake that Bit Her Caregiver

Skitzo killed the snake and luckily the snake didn't inject any venom.

Blizzard-Phased Corn Snake Captured in Australia

Exotic snakes are euthanized in Australia

Giant Pythons in Florida

Needles, 18-foot invasive and hungry needles, in the Florida Haystack

Persian Dwarf Snake is Actually Six Distinct Species

The snakes were already described between 1872 and 1911.

Video: Goanna Attacks Western Brown Snake at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Australia

Goannas are known to take down and eat venomous snakes.

Gucci Debuts Snake-Inspired Shoes for Women

Would you spring for one of these designs or add another morph to your collection?

Snake Tries to Grab Fisherman’s Fish in Thailand

This snake wanted an easy fish dinner.

Florida Man Cited For Monocled Cobra Escape

Owner apparently lied to FWC officers and doctored paperwork relating to the snake.

Snake Fungal Disease Formally Identified

The fungus in snake fungal disease is Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola

Death of Texas Man Ruled Suicide by Snakebite

The Texas man was a lifelong reptile lover who apparently had suicidal ideations.

Four Men Get Probation for Killing and Grilling Timber Rattlesnake

Officers wrote a total of 32 citations, including destroying an endangered species.

Australian Handles Eastern Brown Snake and Doesn’t Get Bit

Man was extremely lucky he didn't get bit by the Eastern brown snake.

Florida Cobra Owner May Get His License to Keep Venomous Reptiles Revoked

Airplane Repo star may loses his venomous reptiles after his king cobra escaped its enclosure.

Snakes Show Off Their Sweet Side by Wearing Hats

This Florida Burmese Python Has Met its Match

This invasive python got eaten by an alligator

Cobra Escapes Its Enclosure in Florida and is Recaptured Within a Day

The monocled cobra was about 5 feet in length and was found 200 yards from where it was reported.

Australian Vet Removes Rooster Foot That Punctured Python’s Belly

Hawaii Agriculture Officials Investigate Report of Large Snake on O’ahu

Hawaii has no native snakes but has had its share of illegal pets the last few years.

Want to Help the Florida FWC Count Snakes?

You can report locations of these snakes on the FWC website.

Desert Horned Viper Observed in Turkey’s Küre Mountains National Park

A desert horned viper was spotted in the Küre Mountains National Park in Turkey.

Stokes Sea Snake Washes Up on Beach in Sydney, Australia

A Stokes sea snake washed up on a beach in Sydney, Australia, far from its native range.

Did This Eastern Brown Snake Die Eating the Red-Bellied Black Snake?

One thing is certain. Both snakes were dead when the photo was taken.

Honduran Milksnake History and Care Tips

Found throughout Central America and northwestern South America, Honduran milksnakes are large and powerful constrictors.

The Death Diary of Noted Herpetologist Dr. Karl Schmidt

Schmidt was killed by a boomslang snake bite in 1957

Python Abandoned in Fontana, Calif. Apartment Complex Dumpster

The 5-foot ball python was at first unresponsive but is now doing well.

The Natural History and Captive Care of the Northern Water Snake

Maintaining northern water snakes in captivity can be a rewarding experience.

Country Singer Kevin Fowler Posts Photo of Rattlesnake He Killed in His Shed

Singer Kevin Fowler killed a rattlesnake he found in his shed.

The Natural History and Captive Care of the Eastern Hognose Snake

A wide spread snake, the Eastern hognose snake is found throughout the eastern United States

California Kingsnakes Slide on Lubricated Fat Cells to Move About Smoothly

Initial findings show the California kingsnake sliding on lubed up belly scales.

Ball Python Missing 3 Months in Maine Found

Mr. Smithers went missing from a home in Orrington.

Cleopatra Didn’t Die From a Cobra Bite Researchers Say

The death of Cleopatra and two of her servants were attributed to bites from an Egyptian cobra.

Herper Loses His Pet Snake on Philly Bus

Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake Found on Silver Strand Beach in Ventura County

Bindi Irwin Surprises Dance Partner with Snake at Rehearsal

What did dancer dancer Val Chmerkovskiy think of that large anaconda?

Northern Water Snake Grabs a Catfish Dinner

Nerodia sipedon are fish eaters often mistaken for water moccasins

Angry Prairie Rattlesnakes Get Stressed By a GoPro Video Camera

Can You Keep a Radiated Tortoise with a Malagasy Tree Boa? No, You Can't

The Memphis Zoo tried to create a mixed species environment.

Herp Queries: Tricolor Hognose Snakes

Airplane Repo Star's King Cobra Found Alive

The 8-foot king cobra escaped after a storm damaged its enclosure.

Black Pine Snakes Listed As Threatened Under Endangered Species Act

Reticulated Python Bites Owner of Captive Born Reptiles

Three officers helped to remove the python from the owner.

South Carolina Utility Crew Accidentally Runs Over Boa Constrictor

The snake was probably someone's pet that got loose.

USFWS Proposes Protections for Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake populations have declined due to wetlands draining and disease.

Florida Woman Looking for Flea Market Bargains Finds an 8-Foot Burmese Python

A Burmese python was found amongst some clothing at a flea market in Florida.

Kansas Family Finds Ball Python In Toilet

Have you ever found a reptile after a move to a new place to live?

Wild Copperhead Snake Bites Child at Alabama Zoo

The snake was not part of an exhibit at the Birmingham Zoo.

3-Year Old Girl Finds Two-Headed Ringneck Snake While Exploring in Her Backyard

The ringneck snake is common throughout much of North America

Man Places Puppy Into His Snake Enclosure and Posts Video to Facebook

The puppy was still alive after the 3 minute video ended.

Lawsuit Regarding the “Snake Infested” Maryland House to Commence

Mediation as required by the sales contract failed to resolve the dispute.

Search Called Off For Escaped King Cobra in Florida

The venomous snake escaped its enclosure after storms damaged the roof of the garage in which it was kept.

Yellow-Bellied Water Snake Gives Birth via Parthenogenesis

The snake succesfully gave birth two a pair 2014. The current offspring did not survive.

Spider-tailed Horned Viper Uses Spider-Like Tail to Capture Birds

Video shows viper luring a bird to its death.

Snake Infested Maryland House Lawsuit Postponed

Judge has not recused himself but may do so.

New Venomous Snake Species Discovered in Australia

The snake, of the genus Acanthophis, is a death adder.

Indian Farmer Survives Bite on His Penis From Levantine Viper

Antivenin for Black Mamba, other African Venomous Snakes Set to Run Out in 2016

The antivenin Fav-Afrique is proven to counteract snakebites from the venomous snakes in sub-Saharan Africa

Ball Python Captured in Hawaii Garage

There are no native snakes in Hawaii and it is illegal to keep them as pets.

5 Facts About the King Cobra

The king cobra is the longest venomous snake in the world.

King Cobra Escapes Its Handler in Florida

Media says reality TV star reported the cobra missing the day after it escaped.

Man Causes Python to Regurgitate 5 Birds

Nobody was guarding the hen house.

Python Gets Honorable Mention in They Ate What? Vet Radiograph Contest

Two Critically Endangered Louisiana Pine Snakes Hatched at Florida Zoo

Louisiana pine snakes have very small clutches, usually around three to five eggs per clutch.

Sea Snake and Venomous Stonefish in Epic Jaw Lock Battle in Australia

Both the sea snake and the stonefish were essentially in a stalemate when a local diver tried to separate the two.

King Cobra and Reticulated Python Battle Caught on Video

Reticulated pythons are common prey items of the king cobra

Another California Man Who Tried to Take Selfie With Rattlesnake Gets Bit

Alex Gomezes' mother shared his story so others would helpfully learn what she thought her son already knew.

Man Gives Up Beautiful Reticulated Python

A man in Vermont could no longer care for his snakes, so they were rescued by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.

Red-bellied Black Snake Stuck in Beer Can

Staff at the Australian Reptile Park cut the can that a red-bellied black snake was stuck in.

Florida Man Survives Coral Snake Bite

According to Newschannel 3, 52 people were bit by coral snakes in 2014

8 Meter Reticulated Python Captured in Bangkok

The python was measured and then released out of the city.

Hatching Ringneck Snakes

Ringneck snakes are a common, yet spectacular snake found throughout much of North America

Is a Snake a Service Animal?

Man in Missouri claimed a snake around his neck was his service animal.

Snake Cafe Opens in Tokyo and its Not What You Think

Two-headed Chinese Cobra Born at Snake Farm in China

Judge to Hear if “Snake Infested” House Lawsuit Can Continue

Maryland couple is suing for $2 million over a $410,000 house purchase.

Mark O'Shea Discovers New Guinea Worm Eating Snake at Harvard University

The snake sat mislabeled at Harvard University for more than 40 years.

Monocled Cobra Found Inside Luxury High Rise Euthanized

Police captured the venomous snake with a broom and a pillowcase.

National Park Service Personnel Remove 18-foot Burmese Python From Everglades National Park

Burmese pythons are an established, invasive species in the Florida Everglades.

Would You Poke a Reptile to Get the Photo You Want?

A Chinese photographer in Singapore poked a pit viper with a stick to get the shot he wanted.

Federal Lawsuit Targets Police Use of Burmese Python in Alabama Jail

Inmate Trawick Redding told jail guards he is scared of snakes.

Did You Know that Blind Snakes Decapitate Their Prey?

The blind snake removes the head of termites before it eats them.

Four-Legged Fossil Snake Stirs The Evolutionary Pot

Tetrapodophis amplectus was discovered a few decades ago but it sat in a private collection out of the way of scientists

Boa Constrictors Restrict Blood Flow to Organs to Kill

San Diego Man Who Wanted Selfie With Rattlesnake Gets Bit with $153,161.25 Hospital Bill

Coral Snakes of the United States

English Teen Falls 100 feet Off Cliff, Gets Bit by Adder and Survives

Anaconda Video Garners Zero Nominations for Nicki Minaj

Removal of Sandstone Rock for Decorative Purposes Harms Australian Broad-headed Snake

Plains Garter Snake Treated For Skin Cancer in Ohio

Monocled Cobra Found Dead Near Texas Hardware Store

Five Facts About the Monocled Cobra

Texas Police Looking For Monocled Cobra That Apparently Killed its Keeper

Michael Strahan Instagrams New Nike Snakeskin Shoes, Hugh Jackman Responds in Kind

San Francisco Zoo’s Baron’s Racer Found

2016 Python Challenge Slated for Florida

Squirrel Kills and Eats Snake in Texas

Baron’s Racer Missing From New Exhibit at San Francisco Zoo

Real Estate Agent Who Sold “Snake Infested” Home Files Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit

Snake Makes Escape via Telephone Wire

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