The state has labeled the smooth green snake as "in greatest need of conservation."
Protections for these snakes will go into effect August 7, 2014.
Thousands of red-sided garter snakes gather each year to mate.
The small Colubrid snake is endangered in three states and threatened in two states in which it can be found.
The black racer snake is a common prey item for the red-shouldered hawk.
The wolfsnake lives in high altitude montane forests.
After four years of releasing the indigo snakes, the population is slowly returning to Alabama.
Dinner guests said the snake finished eating the wallaby in less than four hours.
News reports say the snake was a rattlesnake though San Antonio arena official says the snake was non-venomous.
Burmese pythons can find their way home from as far as 36 kilometers away.
Hydrophis (Pelamis) platurus spends as long as 7 months in a dehydrated state.
Initial study claimed that copperhead populations rose with kingsnake population declines.
Owner finds snake in the dog house with chain protruding from its mouth.
Sommerville, 54 grabbed a beer after being biten by the Eastern brown snake because he didn't want to panic.
Study authors say loss of predator pressure by kingsnakes lets copperhead populations grow.
The Eastern indigo snake has been listed as a threatened species in the state since 1978.
County officials in Kansas say the snake mitigation efforts are too costly.
Water district workers in South Florida capture and kill a 17-foot, 8 inch Burmese python.
Guard was attempting to remove the snake when he was killed.
Center for Biological Diversity presented club with 48,000 signature petition to end practice of killing rattlesnakes.
Of all the hazards of living and serving in Iraq, dealing with venomous snakes may be the least discussed.
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Florida man had just helped a turtle cross Interstate 75 in Florida when he was bitten.
The department has patented the snake trap design and is placing them in the Florida Everglades.
Largest Florida Burmese python on record weighed 128 pounds.
Elaphe mandarina was found after the jet landed from a Singapore flight.
Tracking website launched for the southern hognose snake, short-tailed snake, and the Florida pine snake.
USFWS will render a decision on the narrow headed garter snake and the northern Mexican garter snake in fiscal year 2014.
Herpetologists with the ABQ BioPark Zoo Discover three Thamnophis eques on the Gila River
Why hasn't evolution eliminated ground snakes that look nothing like coral snakes?
Woman calls 911 to break up fight between gopher snake and squirrel.
Waterway would open up the potential for non native species entering Lake Nicaragua as well.
Man grabs the snake and removed the cat's hind legs from the snake's jaws.
Educators unknowingly transfer Elaphe obsoleta to their new Montana home.
Mark Rubinstein finds gold pendant at site of Eastern Airlines and ValueJet plane crashes in Florida Everglades.
If owner doesn't claim the snake, it will be put up for adoption.
Bothriechis guifarroi was named after slain Honduran environmentalist Mario Guifarro.
Florida Gulf Coast University study estimates population in hundreds on 60,000 acres of land.
Snakes of all types come out with the arrival of warm weather in many parts of the United States.
Two species of sea snake that are identical genetically but not physically evolved from a single species.
First listed in 1997, DNR says that Thamnophis butleri has sufficient population numbers to warrant removal.
Two-time tour winner is no stranger to reptiles.
Boiga irregularis first arrived on Guam during World War II.
Outfitted with transmitters, it is hoped these males will lead biologists to female pythons.
Month long hunt removes 50 invasive Python molurus bivittatus from Florida Everglades.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission to hold hearings on potential habitat impact of Elaphe gloydi.
The event is designed to reduce the population of the Burmese python in the Everglades and to educate the public.
The Panay monitor lizard is listed as critically endangered.
Imantodes chocoensis hails from the Chocoan forests of northwestern Ecuador.
Growing Evidence Suggest Struggling Florida Pythons Won't Expand North
Beaked sea snake of Australia (Enhydrina zweifeli) is different from its Asian (E.schistosa) counterpart.
Girl was searching for a cell phone signal when she stepped into a nest of snakes.
Scientists inspecting jars of snakes find mislabeled species now known as Aipysurus mosaicus.
Study of Dendroaspis polylepis venom could lead to painkillers that are as strong as morphine but without the respiratory distress associated with the painkiller.
Virus has found a winter incubator in the venomous snakes
Oxyuranus microlepidotus venom is considered the most deadly by median lethal dose value.
Demise of 10 of 12 native birds leaves spider population largely unchecked.
It took eight zookeepers to move Bali, a 23-foot-long resident of the Chester Zoo.
Opheodrys vernalis were hatched as part of breeding program in conjunction with Lake County Forest Preserve District.
Mohammed Salmodin was heeding advice from snake charmer.
O'Shea was "nipped" on the leg by Sleeping Beauty, a 14-year-old female King Cobra.
The Cambodian kukri (Oligodon kampucheaensis) snake has curved rear teeth to hold and help swallow eggs.
11 St. Lucia Racers were captured and tagged during a hunt for the endangered species.
It is unclear why venom is becoming more potent in California rattlers.
Study of Emydocephalus annulatus determined that they stay on their own reef, even if another reef is within swimming distance.
Be prepared says veterinary expert.
Also reported in other free-living North American snakes.
Coral snakes are secretive and seldom seen.
Rectilinear locomotion of the Boa dumerili studied.
Bonus content from the November 2011 REPTILES magazine article "Rare Beauties."
USGS study shows possibility of Python molurus bivittatus migrating to coastal areas in Florida.
Scientists start captive breeding program to discourage wild specimen collection of Atheris matildae.
Studies indicate the potential impact of climate change on rattlesnake populations.
X-rays reveal the hidden leg of a fossilized snake.
Very venomous snake measures less than 3ft in length
Protection of the snake's habitat coupled with education contributed to the animal's jump in population