It is unclear why the family changed their story, but at least the man is doing better.
Jeffrey Phillips apparently thought the snake he picked up was a kingsnake.
The carpet python had to give up its meal thanks to a relentless attack from momma possum.
The scrub python had severely damaged its face.
The Burmese python has had an interesting existence in the United States.
The first documented instance of a cat snake in the UAE occurred in 2007
A professor and his colleagues seek to expand cobra research in Central Africa.
The snake was later destroyed.
Tiger snakes are one of three venomous snake species on Tasmania.
Researchers say the role of snakes as ecosystem servicers should be further studied.
The king cobra wanted to eat, but both died in the fight for survival.
Calliophis salitan is closely related to four other Philippine-native snakes, Calliophis bivirgatus, C. bilineatus, C. philippinus, and C. suluensis.
The Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network wants anyone who sees a snake on Santa Barbara beaches to call them.
The snake will live out its life at the Missouri Department of Conservation's Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery.
This marks the 5th time since 1972, and the 4th since 2015, that a yellow-bellied sea snake washed up on a California beach.
The venomous snake from New South Wales, Australia was later safely removed and ushered into the bushland.
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.
The python tried to eat a running shoe but it didn't get very far with it.
Snake fungal disease can kill snakes within a few days.
Researchers studied the molecular and genetic data of 49 snakes of the Stegonotus genus and discovered four new snake species.
Queensland Police escorted the giant scrub python off the road.
The snake was found at Beal Lake in Mohave County, Ariz., a place where no northern Mexican gartersnake has been documented in 100 years.
The Burmese python is one of many invasive species in the state of Florida.
2016 Python Challenge Champion Bill Booth conducted successful trial run in locating pythons via a thermal imaging-equipped drone.
After, the snake was captured, it proceeded to regurgitate its meal, a very large monitor lizard.
But then he hurls the snake over his wall, which couldn’t have been good for the reptile.
The treesnake may have bit more than it could chew with the large lizard.
Lisa Harrap was at a Melbourne Cup party, where she had just won an award when she got the call to remove a snake.
The bat's wings proved to be too big for the carpet python.
The nearly 17-foot Burmese python is a personal best for hunter Dustin Crum.
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.
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.
Rattlers remain awesome despite frequent persecution from humans.
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 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.
Feds claim the shoes were made with dog-faced water snakes, an endangered species.
Skitzo killed the snake and luckily the snake didn't inject any venom.
Needles, 18-foot invasive and hungry needles, in the Florida Haystack