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.
Singaporean snake handler Carmen Choong handles two reticulated pythons with no problem.
The copperhead was killed by the woman's husband.
The snake was killed and eaten by villagers.
Scientists noted differences in defensive behaviors in snakes that had previously not eaten toxic toads.
Herpetologists at the Ecomuseum Zoo are doing what they can to protect the species.
In this first of a special two-part article, learn about vipers in general, with emphasis on five true viper species.
The dead snake is believed to be a blind snake.
Timber rattlesnake in North Carolina wanted to go for a swim in the ocean, so it did.
Nevada does not have a limit on the number of reptiles collected in the wild.
The court of popular opinion has certainly turned against what was once the norm just a few decades ago.
The barred grass snake (Natrix helvetica) was previously thought to have been a common grass snake (Natrix natrix).
Lycodon sidiki is the seventh species endemic to the Sunda Shelf.
The strains of SFD in Europe are distinct from the strains found in North America.
The Cuban boas will take the positions of other snakes into account when choosing where to set up their own ambush location.
The man is in critical condition.
A king cobra set to go on exhibit doesn't want to be messed with.
Application for Android and Apple devices enables you to identify venomous snakes of North America.
A monitor lizard (Goanna in Australia) makes quick work of a python.
If you have the right shot, you may be able to shoot snakes in Phoenix, but why would you want to?
The behavior is apparently rare in Indigo snakes.
Another reason why glue traps are inhumane.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has removed the issue from its November agenda, citing pushback from local lawmakers and communities that hold rattlesnake roundups.
The man subdues a venomous cobra with his bare hands.
It’s impossible not to find cobras fascinating!
The mock viper can change the shape of its pupils to resemble a venomous snake.
Lampropeltis calligaster is comprised of three distinct species, according to a new study.
Two-headed rat snake will soon be on display at Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, TX
Madagascarophis lolo, which means ghost in the Malagasy language, belongs to the Madagascarophis genus of the so-called cat-eyed snakes
The latest is a snake shed measuring around 10 feet in length was discovered near the boat launch at Riverbank Park.
Geophis lorancai is black with orange bands.
The Talamancan Palm-Pit Viper went undiscovered for more than 100 years because it was thought to be the Black-Speckled Palm-Pit viper.
The Granite spiny lizard may be causing a more potent venom in the Southern Pacific rattlesnake in California's San Jacinto Mountains.
The Pokemon trainer was walking along a walkway when he stepped on the snake and got bit.
The California kingsnake thought it had an easy meal, but the alligator lizard had other ideas.
The Conception Bank silver boa lives in palm trees and feeds on birds.
Texas is one of the holdout states that still allows gasoline use to collect rattlesnakes.
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.
People do cruel things to get famous.
Snake poachers are setting wood traps to capture and then sell wild snakes.
Cottonmouth snakes are resorting to cannibalism because birds that they depended on for free fish meals left the island in which they live.
City workers came across these dead snakes in an electrical box on a house slated for demolition.
The snakes were found in a box declared to be T-shirts.
Khaire’s black shieldtail was discovered in India's southern Maharashtra, Goa, and northern Karnataka region.
The python was safely removed and released.
The USGS has announced the first confirmed case of snake fungal disease in Louisiana.
The timber rattlesnake population will be located on an island in the Quabbin Reservoir.
The number of pythons captured has exceeded the 2013 hunt.
Australian snake catcher records a snake eating another snake.
The timber rattlesnake is endangered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The 2013 Python Challenge produced just 64 snakes
The venomous snake was killed because the man had a child in the house.
The sea snake most likely got caught in the cooler waters off the coast.
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Puff adders employ chemical crypsis to hide in plain sight.
The short-nose sea snake and the leaf-scaled sea snake were discovered in unexpected locales in Australia.
This is the second time in two months a yellow-bellied sea snake washed ashore in Southern California.
The Indian cobra was severely dehydrated when it was captured by Bronx Zoo herpetologists.
A fan of Stuart McKenzie, a professional snake catcher in Australia took the photos of the carpet python eating the king parrot.
The woman who took the photo hoped that the blue-tongue would have been released by the snake.
Feds claim the shoes were made with dog-faced water snakes, an endangered species.
Synophis zaheri has large bulging black eyes.
Skitzo killed the snake and luckily the snake didn't inject any venom.
Needles, 18-foot invasive and hungry needles, in the Florida Haystack
Goannas are known to take down and eat venomous snakes.
This snake wanted an easy fish dinner.
The fungus in snake fungal disease is Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola
Officers wrote a total of 32 citations, including destroying an endangered species.
Man was extremely lucky he didn't get bit by the Eastern brown snake.
This invasive python got eaten by an alligator
Hawaii has no native snakes but has had its share of illegal pets the last few years.
You can report locations of these snakes on the FWC website.
A Stokes sea snake washed up on a beach in Sydney, Australia, far from its native range.
One thing is certain. Both snakes were dead when the photo was taken.
Singer Kevin Fowler killed a rattlesnake he found in his shed.
Nerodia sipedon are fish eaters often mistaken for water moccasins
Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake populations have declined due to wetlands draining and disease.
The snake was not part of an exhibit at the Birmingham Zoo.
The ringneck snake is common throughout much of North America
The venomous snake escaped its enclosure after storms damaged the roof of the garage in which it was kept.
Video shows viper luring a bird to its death.
The snake, of the genus Acanthophis, is a death adder.
The king cobra is the longest venomous snake in the world.
Both the sea snake and the stonefish were essentially in a stalemate when a local diver tried to separate the two.