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Florida’s 2020 Burmese Python Challenge Dates Announced

The Burmese python is well established in the Florida Everglades.

First Case Of Snake Fungal Disease Confirmed In California

The California kingsnake infected with snake fungal disease was euthanized.

Greater Sea Snake Populations Larger Than Thought, Thanks To Citizen Scientist Snorkeling Grandmas

Seven snorkeling grandmothers helped researchers discovered a healthy population of greater sea snakes near a popular swimming beach.

University Of Florida Provost Records Coral Snake Getting Stung While Trying To Eat Rat Snake

The coral snake was trying to eat the rat snake when a wasp decided to disrupt it.

Habitat Protections For Black Pine Snake Under Review

The habitat of the black pine snake has been under consideration for protections for years.

Two-Headed Timber Rattlesnake Neonate Found In New Jersey

It is hoped the baby snake will feed and has a normal digestive system.

Fang Facts of Vipers, Elapids, and Colubrids

Fangs developed a series of times to give us some of the most venomous predators of the planet.

New Pit Viper Species Discovered in India

Sea Snakes Recorded Diving To Record 245 Meters

The sea snakes were poking their heads in the sand looking for food.

Reptile Dentition: The Details on Reptile Teeth

Reptile Anatomy and Physiology is an important part of Herpetology and captive care!

The Last Herp of the Season: In Search of Crotalus horridus

It took years for the author to finally see a timber rattlesnake while out herping.

Asian Parasites Found In Burmese Pythons Killing Native Florida Snakes

The Asian parasite Raillietiella orientalis, has found its way, via the invasive Burmese python, into Florida-native snakes.

Florida Woman Rescues Snake Stuck In Beer Can

After a few minutes, the snake was freed from the beer can.

Snake That Ate Ping Pong Ball And Survived Surgery Released Back Into Wild

In addition to eating rodents such as rats, rat snakes also consume eggs.

Reptiles In England’s Hankley Common Receive 110 Hectares of Protected Space

The protected land will total more than 200 hectares by the end of 2019.

18-Foot Burmese Python Removed From Florida Everglades

The snake is the third largest captured in the state.

King Cobra Saved After Being Trapped For 4 Days In Fishing Net

The king cobra is the largest venomous snake of the world.

Night Snake Information

Night snakes are abundant on roads in the southwestern U.S. on warm nights during the rainy season.

Keel-Scaled Boa Down Listed To Vulnerable Thanks To Conservation Efforts

The elimination of rats, goats and rabbits helped the keel-scaled boa's population numbers to rebound.

Rescuing Snakes In India With Wildlife SOS

In Delhi, India, Wildlife SOS is saving reptiles through rescue and education.

Two-Headed Baby Copperhead Snake Found Alive In Virginia Has Died

It is unknown why the snake died, but experts say that chance of survival for two-headed snakes is slim.

Florida FWC Hatch Pine Snakes From Discovered Nests

Biologists with the Florida FWC Commission successfully hatched several Florida pine snakes from two separate clutches found in the wild.

Florida Hunter Captures Record Setting 17.5 foot Burmese Python

The python elimination program has eliminated 1,859 invasive Burmese pythons in just two years.

Four People In Florida Bitten By Coral Snakes

The folks picked up the coral snakes and were then bitten.

Puff Adder Research In Africa

Study reveals unexpected behavior in wild puff adders.

Two-Headed Copperhead Snake To Be Displayed At Kentucky Wildlife Center

The baby venomous snake was donated to the center by a couple who found it in their yard.

Two-Headed Baby Copperhead Snake Found Alive In Virginia

It is hoped that the venomous reptile can eventually be put on display at a zoo.

Burmese Pythons Crossbreeding With Indian Pythons In Florida Everglades

Researchers say a crossbred snake could create a super snake that takes the best traits of both species.

Mangrove Saltmarsh Snake Herpetofauna Field Methods

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, or the mangrove saltmarsh snake, is a semi-arboreal, semi-aquatic snake that is endemic to aquatic habitats in coastal Florida.

Whale Watchers Spot Hognose Snake Swimming More Than 1 Mile off Cape Cod

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.

Family Who Claimed Man Was Bitten By Rattlesnake That Fell In His Kayak Changes Story

It is unclear why the family changed their story, but at least the man is doing better.

Alabama Man Fights For His Life After Coral Snake Bite

Jeffrey Phillips apparently thought the snake he picked up was a kingsnake.

Momma Possum Fends Off Carpet Python That Tried To Eat Her Baby

The carpet python had to give up its meal thanks to a relentless attack from momma possum.

Aussie Vet Saves Scrub Python Whose Face Got Damaged

The scrub python had severely damaged its face.

The Burmese Python In The United States

The Burmese python has had an interesting existence in the United States.

Venomous Cat Snake Spotted In UAE For First Time In Nearly 10 Years

The first documented instance of a cat snake in the UAE occurred in 2007

Cobra Snakes Of The Congo

A professor and his colleagues seek to expand cobra research in Central Africa.

Florida High School Student Brings Coral Snake To School And Gets Bit

The snake was later destroyed.

Tiger Snake Crawling On A Wire Garners More Than 2 Million Views

Tiger snakes are one of three venomous snake species on Tasmania.

Snakes Spread Plant Seeds Via The Rodents They Eat

Researchers say the role of snakes as ecosystem servicers should be further studied.

Photo Shows King Cobra And Reticulated Python Caught In Deadly Embrace

The king cobra wanted to eat, but both died in the fight for survival.

New Coral Snake Species Of The Genus Calliophis Described In The Philippines

Calliophis salitan is closely related to four other Philippine-native snakes, Calliophis bivirgatus, C. bilineatus, C. philippinus, and C. suluensis.

California Native Snakes Displaced By Montecito Floods End Up On Santa Barbara Beaches

The Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network wants anyone who sees a snake on Santa Barbara beaches to call them.

Two-Headed Rat Snake That Was Almost Killed Will Live Out Its Life At Interpretive Center

The snake will live out its life at the Missouri Department of Conservation's Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery.

Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake Washes Ashore In Newport Beach, Calif.

This marks the 5th time since 1972, and the 4th since 2015, that a yellow-bellied sea snake washed up on a California beach.

Red-Bellied Black Snake Hitches Ride On Delivery Car

The venomous snake from New South Wales, Australia was later safely removed and ushered into the bushland.

Australian Reptile Park Houses Three Pythons Described As Rarest In The World

Some estimates put the population of the Oenpelli python at less than 10,000 individuals.

PETA Asks Florida FWC To Investigate How Burmese Python Was Killed During Python Elimination Program

The activist group wants to know if the record-setting python was killed humanely.

Video: Python In Australia Mistakes Running Shoe For Food

The python tried to eat a running shoe but it didn't get very far with it.

Snake Fungal Disease Could Spread Globally, Report Says

Snake fungal disease can kill snakes within a few days.

Four New Stegonotus New Guinea Ground Snakes Discovered And Described

Researchers studied the molecular and genetic data of 49 snakes of the Stegonotus genus and discovered four new snake species.

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.

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.
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