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Habitat Protections For Black Pine Snake Under Review

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

Several Hundred Reptiles And Amphibians Removed From California Reptile Rescue

The county received complaints of a foul odor emanating from the facility.

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This Is Why You Shouldn't Taunt A Snake

The snake gets his revenge for being mistreated.

Think Twice Before Using Glue Or Sticky Traps, You Might Catch A Reptile

If you use glue traps and an animal such as a snake or lizard gets stuck in it, you can use nearly any oil used for cooking to help free the animal.

Corn Snake Stuck In Hide Freed By Firefighters

It took some doing, but this corn snake was freed by firefighters.

University Of Northern Colorado Snake Expert Helps Convict Man Who Injected Venom Into Child

The 51-year-old man awaits sentencing.

Two-Headed Timber Rattlesnake Neonate Found In New Jersey

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

Secretive Ringneck Snake Photographed At Copper Breaks State Park In Texas

The ringneck snake can be found throughout much of North America.

Bindi Irwin Shares Video With Her Late Dad On Father’s Day

Bindi was just 7-years-old when her dad died.

YouTube Star Tana Mongeau, Musician H.E.R. Bring Snakes To MTV Video Music Awards

These celebrities donned snakes at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards but received some backlash.

Shawnee National Forest's Snake Road To Close In Illinois September 1

35 snake species can be found on Snake Road in the Shawnee National Forest.

Kim Kardashian Letting Her 6-year-old Daughter Hold A Corn Snake Sparks Backlash

Kim Kardashian posted a video of her daughter holding a snake on Instagram.

Ringneck Snake Doesn’t Get Past TSA At Newark Airport

The ringneck snake was found slithering around the TSA checkpoint at Newark Airport in New Jersey.

Woman Bitten By Pit Viper In Thailand Treated With Antivenin From Toronto Zoo

The woman received initial treatment in Thailand but her symptoms re-emerged.

Snake Stowaway Lands In Hawaii Where Snakes Are Illegal

The hatchling snake was confirmed to be a southern black racer (Coluber constrictor priapus).

15 Eastern Indigo Snakes Released In Florida’s Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

The release is part of a 10 year effort to reintroduce the species into the wild.

New Rat Snake Species Discovered In Eurasia

The blotched rat snake is a large-bodied snake of the genus Elaphe.

Two Anaconda Born Via Parthenogenesis At New England Aquarium

Parthenogenesis occurs when a female gives birth without having been impregnated by a male.

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 Species Of Rough-Sided Snake Discovered In Sri Lanka

De Silva’s rough-sided snake's coloration resembles the soil in the habitat in which it lives.

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!

Australian Rangers Find Three-Eyed Snake

A three-eyed snake with all eyes fully functioning was found in Australia.

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.

Kangaroo Rats Use Their Long Legs To Kick Rattlesnakes When Attacked

The kangaroo rats can also reorient their body in mid-air to escape rattlesnake bites.

Surveillance Footage Shows Man Taking Ball Python From Michigan Pet Store

This man is wanted by police in Rockwood, Michigan for allegedly stealing a ball python from I Love My Pets.

Olive Sea Snake Senses Light Through Its Tail, Avoiding Predation, Study Says

The discovery is seen as a defense mechanism against predators.

Researchers Discover New Species Of Stiletto Snake

Branch's stiletto snake has fangs that jut out the side of its mouth, researchers say.

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.

Aussie Farmer Records Cane Toads Hitching Ride On Olive Python

Paul Mock was out lowering his dam's spillway when he happened upon the most unusual sight.

Trump Administration Sued For Failing To Protect Two Garter Snake Species

The northern Mexican garter snake and the narrow-headed garter snake were give Endangered Species Act protections in 2014.

New Snake Species Discovered Inside The Stomach Of Another Snake

A Central American coral snake consumed Cenaspis aenigma, a previously undescribed snake species.

18-Foot Burmese Python Removed From Florida Everglades

The snake is the third largest captured in the state.

Reptile Lovers To Open Snake Yoga Studio In Canada

The $60 class will offer the basics of handling a snake and a yoga flow class with a snake partner.

Hognose Snake Doesn't Play Dead Anymore

North American hognose snakes go all out to sell their death act by opening their mouths and rolling their tongues in the dirt.

Texas Firefighters Save Several Snakes And Lizards From House Fire

It is suspected that a Christmas tree caused the blaze.

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.

Man Charged With Keeping Venomous Snakes In Georgia

Child services were notified that venomous snakes were kept in the home.

5 Invertebrate-Eating Snakes

These snakes are all specialists in that they specialize in eating invertebrates.

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.

Snake Missing Six Months Reunited With Keeper

The boa constrictor hitched a ride to a Texas Goodwill in a sofa.

Snake Road In Illinois To Remain Closed Another Week

The U.S. Forest Service began restricting vehicles on the road more than 40 years ago

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.

Cape Cobras Eat Their Own Kind, But Only Males

Researchers have found that male Cape cobras eat male Cape cobras. They have not yet documented a male eating a female.

Florida Kingsnake In NorCal With Bad Burns On His Body Ready For Adoption

Felix is a Florida kingsnake who was surrendered by his owner in bad shape. He is ready to be adopted.

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.

Green Tree Python With Broken Jaw Fixed With Paper Clip And Superglue

Dr. Joshua Llinas, of HerpVet in Mt. Ommaney in Queensland, Australia fixed the jaw of Toothless after she damaged it while feeding.

Aussie Snake Catchers Capture Two Pythons Fighting In Brisbane Home

The dueling duo were released about a mile away from the home in which they were removed.

100+ Pythons Seized From Texas Home

Authorities tried working with the owner to try and improve conditions before seizing the reptiles.

Now Is The Time To Herp Snake Road At Shawnee National Forest

Herping on the Snake Road in Shawnee National Forest is best done when the road is closed to vehicles, from September 1 to October 1.

81-Year-Old Grandma Subdues Two Large Pythons Like A Boss

It turns out the woman has years of experience handling snakes.

West Virginia Man Arrested For Illegal Possession of 17 Rattlesnakes

West Virginians can possess one timber rattlesnake.

Snake Handler Helps Wisconsin Police Save Snake Stuck Under Hood Of Car

A ball python managed to get itself wrapped up in the engine compartment of a car in Wisconsin. Police called a snake handler to help safely remove the reptile.

College Student Says Pet Snake “Held Hostage” At Boarding Facility

The facility that was caring for Santana says the snake is being treated for mites.

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.

Lawsuit To Protect Habitat Of Two Garter Snake Species Launched Against USFWS

The habitat of both garter snake species are suffering from issues such as livestock grazing, agricultural and urban sprawl.

Boa Constrictor Thwarts Mail Delivery At Overland Park, KS Home

These animal control officers had quite the time with this boa constrictor.

Snake Fungal Disease Changes Skin Microbiome of Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes

Healthy skin of infected eastern Massasauga rattlesnakes test positive for Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola.

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.

Redding Reptiles Survives Devastating Carr Fire In Northern California

Redding Reptiles had to move its 210 reptiles six times during the Carr Fire.

DNA Analysis Determines Forest Cobra To Be Five Different Species

Researchers in England have determined that the forest cobra is actually five different species.

Yellow-Bellied Puffing Snake Venom Adapts To Prey

22 Smooth Green Snakes Released On Barrington Prairie In Illinois

The smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis) is non-venomous and bright green in coloration with a white belly.

Michigan Man Bitten By Monocled Cobra Saved By Antivenin Flown In From Florida

Monocled cobra venom is fast acting and the man is fortunate to be alive.

20 Eastern Indigo Snakes Reintroduced In Habitat That Hasn’t Seen Them In 35 Years

The eastern indigo snake has not been seen in the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve for more than 35 years.

Scientists Discover Tiny Snake Fossil Encased In Amber

The snake lived 100 million years ago.

New Venomous Snake Species Discovered In Australia

The Bandy bandy snake, Vermicella parscauda may already face extinction due to mining.

Vet In Australia Removes Stuffed Toy From Scrub Python

The scrub python ate a stuffed cow, a toy stuffed cow.

Arkansas Suspends Issuance Of Venomous Wildlife Importation And Breeder/Dealer Permits

The state of Arkansas allows for the collection up to six venomous species.

Someone Tried (And Failed) To Smuggle A Ball Python At Miami International Airport

The snake was destined for Barbados when it was seized by the TSA.

Woman At Kruger National Park Happens Upon Cobra Trying To Eat Monitor Lizard

The snake was persistent, but could it have really eaten such a large lizard?

9 Black Mambas Hatched At Reptile Gardens In South Dakota

The black mamba is one of the fastest snakes in the world and one of the deadliest. It is called the black mamba because the black color of its mouth, and not its outside coloration.

Woman Asks For Help On Facebook To Find Her Rainbow Boa

Prometheus the rainbow boa has been missing since July 7.

Canadian Charged With Animal Cruelty For Allegedly Operating On Snake Without Vet License

Man's facility was also raided by the SPCA back in 2015.

Why (And How) A Reticulated Python Managed To Consume An Indonesian Woman

The reticulated python is considered the longest snake species in the world. It is also one of the heaviest.

West Virginia Police Stop Traffic To Let Snake Cross Busy Road

With a little help from police, the timber rattlesnake made it safely to the other side.

Video: Florida Python Hunters Save Alligator From Coils of Burmese Python

The alligator was saved from the coils of the snake just in time.

5 Facts About The Reticulated Python

The reticulated python is the longest snake species in the world.

5 New Snail Eating Snake Species Discovered In South America

The five snakes are all snail eaters and hail from South America.

Texas Deputy Safely Removes Threatened Indigo Snake From Bathroom

Texas indigo snakes are a protected species in the state.

Texas Man Recovering From Severed Rattlesnake Head Bite

The man had just decapitated the snake in his yard when he was bitten.

5-Foot Ball Python Found Near Hawaii Landfill

The pet snake was transported to the Honolulu Department of Agriculture’s Quarantine Branch.

Lake County Fire Rescue In Florida Opens Venom Bank, Educates Folks On Snake Species

Venom 2 will get antivenin to those in need much faster.

Florida’s Python Elimination Program Removes 1,000 Snakes In 15 Months

The Burmese python has gained a foothold in the Everglades.

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.

Snake Fungal Disease Confirmed In Indiana

Species that tested positive for SFD in the state include the northern water snake, racer, milk snake, and queen snake.

Snake Makes Minor League Debut At San Antonio Missions Baseball Game

The snake was swarmed almost immediately after it took to the field.

Politician In South Carolina Gets Flack For Shooting Snakes Ad

According to the South Carolina Fish and Wildlife Service, finding an eastern diamondback rattlesnake in Fair Play is highly unlikely.

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.

Experimental Drug Derived From Rattlesnake Venom Shows Promise In Pancreatic and Lung Cancer Patients

A drug that uses crotoxin from the South American rattlesnake has shown promise to kill pancreatic and lung cancers.

Australian Poacher Caught With Largest Seizure of Native Reptiles

It is illegal to export for commercial use any live Australian wildlife under any circumstances.

Aussie Vet Saves Scrub Python Whose Face Got Damaged

The scrub python had severely damaged its face.
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