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Giant Scrub Python Takes Its Time Crossing The Road

Queensland Police escorted the giant scrub python off the road.

Northern Mexican Gartersnake Found In Its Native Range After 100 Year Absence

The snake was found at Beal Lake in Mohave County, Ariz., a place where no northern Mexican gartersnake has been documented in 100 years.

Hunter Captures 17-foot Burmese Python In Florida

The Burmese python is one of many invasive species in the state of Florida.

Snake Hunter Teams Up With VolAero Drone Start Up To Hunt Pythons In Everglades

2016 Python Challenge Champion Bill Booth conducted successful trial run in locating pythons via a thermal imaging-equipped drone.

Snake Wranglers In Thailand Get A Surprise After Capturing Reticulated Python

After, the snake was captured, it proceeded to regurgitate its meal, a very large monitor lizard.

Former NHL Hockey Player Jeremy Roenick Removes Rattlesnake From His Arizona Home

But then he hurls the snake over his wall, which couldn’t have been good for the reptile.

Tokay Gecko In Mexican Standoff With Golden Treesnake In Thailand

The treesnake may have bit more than it could chew with the large lizard.

Snake Catcher In Australia Scoops Up Venomous Snake In Heels and Her Melbourne Cup Dress

Lisa Harrap was at a Melbourne Cup party, where she had just won an award when she got the call to remove a snake.

Aussie Snake Catcher Captures Crazy Footage Of Carpet Python Trying To Eat A Bat

The bat's wings proved to be too big for the carpet python.

Python Hunter Pulls 16-Foot, 11-Inch Snake Out Of Everglades

The nearly 17-foot Burmese python is a personal best for hunter Dustin Crum.

Herp Queries: What Kingsnake Closely Resembles A Corn Snake?

Reddish examples of the mole kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata) of the southeastern U.S. strongly resemble corn snakes and sometime confuse people about their identity.

Video: These Snake Catchers In Singapore Get It Done Like A Boss

Singaporean snake handler Carmen Choong handles two reticulated pythons with no problem.

Woman Posts Photo Of Copperhead On Facebook After It Bit Her And Asks If It Is

The copperhead was killed by the woman's husband.

Indonesian Security Guard Gets Bit In Encounter With Very Large Reticulated Python

The snake was killed and eaten by villagers.

Tiger Keelback Snakes Know When Their Bodies Contain Toad Toxins

Scientists noted differences in defensive behaviors in snakes that had previously not eaten toxic toads.

Brown Snake In Montreal, Canada Get Help From Herpetologists

Herpetologists at the Ecomuseum Zoo are doing what they can to protect the species.

Five True Viper Species

In this first of a special two-part article, learn about vipers in general, with emphasis on five true viper species.

Footage Shows Dead Blind Snake Stuck In The Nostril Of A Cobra

The dead snake is believed to be a blind snake.

Rattlesnake Caught On Video Swimming Out To Sea

Timber rattlesnake in North Carolina wanted to go for a swim in the ocean, so it did.

Nevada To Consider Banning Or Limiting Commercial Collection Of Wild Reptiles

Nevada does not have a limit on the number of reptiles collected in the wild.

Back to Nature: Is It Wrong To Keep Wild Snakes

The court of popular opinion has certainly turned against what was once the norm just a few decades ago.

Grass Snake in Europe Classified as New Species

The barred grass snake (Natrix helvetica) was previously thought to have been a common grass snake (Natrix natrix).

New Wolf Snake Species Discovered in Indonesia

Lycodon sidiki is the seventh species endemic to the Sunda Shelf.

Snake Fungal Disease Confirmed in Wild Snakes of Europe

The strains of SFD in Europe are distinct from the strains found in North America.

Snoop Dogg Voice Overs BBC’s Planet Earth 2 Featuring Galapagos Racers and Baby Marine Iguanas

Cuban Boas Coordinate Their Hunts, Study Says

The Cuban boas will take the positions of other snakes into account when choosing where to set up their own ambush location.

Man in Florida Gets Bit By Rattlesnake As He Tried To Kiss It

The man is in critical condition.

Watch These Two Handle an Angry 12-Foot King Cobra

A king cobra set to go on exhibit doesn't want to be messed with.

SnakeBite911 Now Available on Android Devices

Application for Android and Apple devices enables you to identify venomous snakes of North America.

Video: Monitor Lizard Makes Quick Work of Python in Noosa, Australia

A monitor lizard (Goanna in Australia) makes quick work of a python.

Phoenix Residents May Be Able To Shoot Snakes On Sight If House Bill Becomes Law

If you have the right shot, you may be able to shoot snakes in Phoenix, but why would you want to?

Video Footage Shows Texas Indigo Snake Playing Dead

The behavior is apparently rare in Indigo snakes.

Hatchling Iguanas Run For Their Lives From Galapagos Racer Snakes in The BBC's Planet Earth 2

Tiny Rat Snake Freed From Glue Trap With Butter

Another reason why glue traps are inhumane.

Proposal That Would Have Banned Gassing of Rattlesnake Dens in Texas Killed

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has removed the issue from its November agenda, citing pushback from local lawmakers and communities that hold rattlesnake roundups.

Snake Handler in Bangkok Captures Cobra Like a Boss

The man subdues a venomous cobra with his bare hands.

All About Cobra Snakes

It’s impossible not to find cobras fascinating!

Colubrid Snake Changes Eye Pupils To Emulate Malayan Pit Viper

The mock viper can change the shape of its pupils to resemble a venomous snake.

Yellow-bellied- or Prairie Kingsnake Actually Three Distinct Species

Lampropeltis calligaster is comprised of three distinct species, according to a new study.

Two-Headed Rat Snake Makes Home at Texas Zoo

Two-headed rat snake will soon be on display at Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, TX

New Ghost Snake Species Discovered in Madagascar

Madagascarophis lolo, which means ghost in the Malagasy language, belongs to the Madagascarophis genus of the so-called cat-eyed snakes

Tale of 10-Foot Snake on the Loose in Maine Grows

The latest is a snake shed measuring around 10 feet in length was discovered near the boat launch at Riverbank Park.

Beautiful New Earth Snake From Mexico Described

Geophis lorancai is black with orange bands.

Talamancan Palm-Pit Viper: A New Species of Costa Rican Venomous Snake

The Talamancan Palm-Pit Viper went undiscovered for more than 100 years because it was thought to be the Black-Speckled Palm-Pit viper.

Granite Spiny Lizard Diet May Factor in More Potent Southern Pacific Rattlesnake Venom

The Granite spiny lizard may be causing a more potent venom in the Southern Pacific rattlesnake in California's San Jacinto Mountains.

Texas Teen Playing Pokemon Go Bit by Venomous Snake

The Pokemon trainer was walking along a walkway when he stepped on the snake and got bit.

Image of California Kingsnake Trying to Eat an Alligator Lizard Goes Viral

The California kingsnake thought it had an easy meal, but the alligator lizard had other ideas.

Check Out This Video of a Rat Protecting Its Baby Against a Hungry Snake

New Boa Species Discovered in the Southern Bahamas

The Conception Bank silver boa lives in palm trees and feeds on birds.

Texas to Consider Banning Gasoline Use to Collect Rattlesnakes

Texas is one of the holdout states that still allows gasoline use to collect rattlesnakes.

Ball Python Found Dead in English Lake

If you purchase a reptile or any other animal and decide that you no longer want to can’t care for it, don’t release it where you live. Chances are it will not survive.

Man Holds Snake as Pomeranian Tries to Attack It

People do cruel things to get famous.

11 North American Rattlesnakes

60 Snake Traps Removed from California's Santa Monica Mountains

Snake poachers are setting wood traps to capture and then sell wild snakes.

Cottonmouth Snakes Eating Each Other on Small Florida Key

Cottonmouth snakes are resorting to cannibalism because birds that they depended on for free fish meals left the island in which they live.

Snake in North Carolina Gets Electrocuted Biting Another Electrocuted Snake

City workers came across these dead snakes in an electrical box on a house slated for demolition.

Pit Vipers Shipped From Philippines to Pennsylvania Found Dead at Post Office

The snakes were found in a box declared to be T-shirts.

Check Out This New Species of Shieldtail Snake Just Discovered in India

Khaire’s black shieldtail was discovered in India's southern Maharashtra, Goa, and northern Karnataka region.

Python Hitches Ride on Engine of Car in Zimbabwe

The python was safely removed and released.

Bad News for Louisiana as Snake Fungal Disease Confirmed in the State

The USGS has announced the first confirmed case of snake fungal disease in Louisiana.

Texas Rattlesnake Festival Runs March 12-13

New Grass Snake Species Discovered on Iberian Peninsula

Massachusetts to Build Timber Rattlesnake Habitat Near Boston

The timber rattlesnake population will be located on an island in the Quabbin Reservoir.

Aussie Snake Catcher Interrupts an Eastern Brown Snake Eating Another Snake

2016 Florida Python Challenge Has Ended

The number of pythons captured has exceeded the 2013 hunt.

Video: Aussie Snake Catcher Happens on Small-eyed Snake Eating Another Snake

Australian snake catcher records a snake eating another snake.

Viral Reptile Photo of the Week: Heath Monitor Devours Tiger Snake

Massachusetts Gov. Supports Plan to Use Quabbin Resevoir as Timber Rattlesnake Habitat

The timber rattlesnake is endangered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

2016 Python Challenge Halfway Point Yields 66 Burmese Pythons

The 2013 Python Challenge produced just 64 snakes

Family Claims

Real or Photoshop? Photo Shows What Appears to Be Boa Constrictor Wrapped Around Coyote in Florida

Tiger Snake Gets Caught in Mouse Trap

The venomous snake was killed because the man had a child in the house.

Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake Washes Ashore in San Diego

The sea snake most likely got caught in the cooler waters off the coast.

Top Trending Reptile News Stories for 2015

These articles were the top 6 of the year and the top dumbest articles of the year.

Puff Adders are Masters of Disguise and Smell

Puff adders employ chemical crypsis to hide in plain sight.

Two Aussie Sea Snake Species Thought Extinct Rediscovered

The short-nose sea snake and the leaf-scaled sea snake were discovered in unexpected locales in Australia.

Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake Washes Ashore in Huntington Beach, Calif.

This is the second time in two months a yellow-bellied sea snake washed ashore in Southern California.

Bronx Zoo Rehabs Stowaway Indian Cobra

The Indian cobra was severely dehydrated when it was captured by Bronx Zoo herpetologists.

Reptile Photo of the Week

A fan of Stuart McKenzie, a professional snake catcher in Australia took the photos of the carpet python eating the king parrot.

Photo: Eastern Brown Snake Devours Blue-Tongued Skink

The woman who took the photo hoped that the blue-tongue would have been released by the snake.

U.S. Govt. Wants to Keep 300 Pairs of Seized Manolo Blahnik Snakeskin Shoes

Feds claim the shoes were made with dog-faced water snakes, an endangered species.

New Colubrid Snake Discovered in the Andes

Synophis zaheri has large bulging black eyes.

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.

Giant Pythons in Florida

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

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

Goannas are known to take down and eat venomous snakes.

Snake Tries to Grab Fisherman’s Fish in Thailand

This snake wanted an easy fish dinner.

Snake Fungal Disease Formally Identified

The fungus in snake fungal disease is Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola

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.

This Florida Burmese Python Has Met its Match

This invasive python got eaten by an alligator

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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