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Actress Elsa Pataky Handles A Snake In Her Bathroom Like A Pro

The Snakes On A Plane Star had no problem subduing the reptile and getting it safely in a box.

Video: Aussie Snake Catcher Removes Venomous Tiger Snake Stuck In Beer Can

Tiger snakes are highly venomous, large elapids from Australia.

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

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

Ball Python Saved From St. Louis Housefire

A St. Louis Fire Department firefighter saved a ball python from a house fire.

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.

Snake Experts Have Doubts That Python Killed British Snake Keeper

Daniel Brandon was found dead in his room last August.

Man Gets 5 Months In Prison For Smuggling Juvenile King Cobras Into The U.S.

Rodrigo Franco pleaded guilty to smuggling three king cobras and three Chinese soft-shell turtles into the United States.

Will Smith Handles Olive Python Like It's No Big Deal

Thanks to his daughter Willow, Will Smith has no problem handling the snake.

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.

Boa Constrictor Found With Broken Jaw Recovers And Is Awaiting Forever Home

Rocky Balboa is available for adoption.

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.

Florida’s Invasive Burmese Pythons Spreading Disease To Native Snakes, Study Says

Burmese pythons introduced the Raillietiella orientalis parasite to native snakes in Florida.

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.

Corn Snake Is Now Longest Staying Resident At Scottish Animal Shelter

Snowflake has been at the Scottish SPCA Aberdeenshire Drumoak centre for more than four years.

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.

Calabar Burrowing Python Has Thickest Skin Of Any Snake Species

The small python feeds on baby rodents and its skin may have evolved to resist bites from angry mothers.

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.

Aussie Snake Wrangler Rescues Copperhead Stuck In Soda Can

This Australian copperhead (Austrelaps sp.) got its head stuck in a soda can discarded on the road.

Hunter Captures 17-foot Burmese Python In Florida

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

Database Of 74 Percent Of All Snake Species From 27 Countries Released

Researchers studied distribution patterns, collection records and frequency of occurrence from 147,515 contributions for a total of 886 snake species.

Carpet Python In Seattle Missing Its Owner

Hopefully this python will find its way back to its owner.

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.

Aussie Reptile Lover Recovers From Inland Taipan Snake Bite

Even though Nathan Chetcuti got bit, he plans to keep his inland Taipan snake.

Scientists Hope To Populate Guam’s Forest Canopy With Drug-Laden Dead Mice To Kill Invasive Brown Tree Snakes

Researchers want to expand the drop zones of drug-laced mice to further control the brown tree snake population on Guam.

Ball Python Found In Lake Dallas, Texas Looking For Its Owner

Someone in Lake Dallas, Texas is missing a ball python.

Workers In The UK Discover A Fairly Healthy Looking Corn Snake In Sewer

The corn snake was discovered in a sewer in the town of Gwynedd, North West Wales.

Corn Snake Lost In Rental Van For 5 Months Finally Reunited With Owner

Gavin Burnett was moving to a new city when Mushu escaped inside the moving van.

Man In Germany Locked Up To Sober Up After Police Find A Snake In His Pants

Police noticed a significant bulge in his trousers, which turned out to be a ball python.

Aussie Reptile Enthusiast Bitten By Inland Taipan Snake

Nathan Chetcuti, 19, was bit as he tried to put the snake back into its enclosure.

Could Fear Of Snakes Be Genetic? Study Says Yes

Humans have a built in fear of snakes, according to babies view of photos depicting the reptiles.

Centipede Devours Snake In Midst Of Laying Its Eggs

Scolopendra dawydoffi preys on a triangled black-headed snake (Sibynophis triangularis) that was laying eggs.

Man Leaves His Pet Boa Constrictor In North Carolina Hotel Room

A chambermaid discovered the reptile when she was cleaning the room and called the police.

Visitor At Australia Zoo Gets Starstruck As Robert Irwin Removes Carpet Python From Path

More Crocodile Hunters! makes a return to Animal Planet.

Minot, North Dakota Votes To Allow Keeping Of Corn Snakes, And Other Small Constricting Snakes As Pets

Colubrids and other small constricting snakes will hopefully be allowed as pets in the city.

Minot, North Dakota Animal Ordinance To Meet On Amending Snake Ban

The city ordinance currently bans all constricting snakes, including corn snakes and ball pythons.

Promising Venomous Snakebite Therapy Slows Snake Venom Effects For Up To An Hour

The combination of carbon monoxide and iron slows the effects that snake venom has on victim’s blood.

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

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

Tiger Snake With Prolapsed Hemipenis Rescued And Taken To Vet

The prolapsed hemipenis and the second hemipenis were surgically removed.

Scared Of A Snake, Man Tries To Shoot It But Hits Mother-In-Law Instead

It is best to call animal control if you want a snake removed from your property.

Brown Snake In Montreal, Canada Get Help From Herpetologists

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

New Species Of Cobra Discovered On Sao Tomé Island In The Gulf Of Guinea

What was once thought to be Naja melanoleuca is actually a new species, confirmed by DNA analysis.

Herp Queries: Do Snakes Get Dirty?

Snakes definitely do get dirty, as evidenced by this leucistic eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) shedding its old, soiled skin

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

The dead snake is believed to be a blind snake.

Arizona Man Who Played With And Planned To Eat A Rattlesnake Gets Bit Instead

The 49-year-old was rushed to the hospital where he survived to tell his tale.

Boa Constrictor Saved By Conservation Officers In Saskatchewan, Canada

This 5-foot boa constrictor was safely removed from a road in Saskatoon, Canada

Beautiful New Species Of Rhabdops Snake Discovered In India

Rhabdops aquaticus hails from the Western Ghats of India and is often observed in bodies of water.

Two-headed Timber Rattlesnake Found In Arkansas

The two-headed timber rattlesnake is about 10 inches in length. It is currently being nursed back to health.

California Man Faces 20 Years In Jail For Smuggling Three King Cobras Into The United States

The venomous snakes were smuggled into the United States in potato chip cans.

Study Suggests Pollution Causes Sea Snakes To Change Color

Some populations of turtle-headed sea snake have lost their stripes.

Pet Boa Constrictor Missing In Minnesota

Rocky has been missing from his home in Princeton, MN since September 6.

100 Mini Masterpieces of Snake-Inspired Art Sale To Benefit Zoo Knoxville

The sale of the snake-themed art will benefit the zoo.

Snake Lost During Move To New Apartment Found A Few Doors Down

The ball python went missing when a vent on its enclosure got dislodged.

Herp Snake Road In Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest As The Roads Will Close To Vehicles Sept. 1

Snake Road closes to vehicles to allow reptiles and amphibians safely cross to their winter brumation grounds.

Researchers Hope Python Skin Trade Will Adopt DNA-Traceability Tools To Better Manage Species

It is hoped that each country that exports python skins to high end fashion houses implement these tools to ensure sustainability of the species.

Tokay Gecko Attacks Tree Snake, Which Regurgitates Another Gecko

If there is one gecko that would attack a predator, it's a Tokay.

Florida’s Python Elimination Program Dispatches 500 Snakes in Five Months

The South Florida Water Management District opened its lands to help reduce the population of the invasive snake.

Scientists Release 25 Eastern Indigo Snake Into Alabama Forest

The Eastern indigo snake has not been seen in the wild in Alabama since the 1950s.

Eight Alligators and Venomous Snakes Seized From California Homeowner

An investigation was started by the escape of a monocled cobra 8 weeks ago.

Florida Woman Lets Snake Bite Her 1 Year Old Child To Teach Her A Lesson

The woman had a snake in a dust pan and when the child put her hand in the pan she got bit.

Man Films Snake Regurgitating Snake It Had Just Eaten in a Case of Ophiophagy

Grammar Matters As 3 Judge Panel Lifts Python Ban

USARK Successfully sues to overturn shipment ban on two large constricting snakes.

Aussie Discovers Tiger Snake In Her Christmas Tree

A snake catcher was called to remove the "Christmas present"

Maryland Snake House Lawsuit Settled

Terms regarding the settlement were not disclosed.

Police in Arlington, TX Rescue Ball Python

A ball python was rescued by a police officer with the Arlington Police Department in Texas.

Thief Steals Pied Ball Python From Repxotica Reptile Store in NY and Crime is Caught on Video

Hopefully the reptile community can ID this guy.

Snake on a Plane? Yes it Happened on an Aeromexico Flight to Mexico City

The snake was apparently subdued before the plane made the landing.

Beautiful and Deadly Snake Could Hold Key to Better Human Pain Treatment

The long-glanded blue coral snake feeds on young king cobras and other deadly snakes.

Gunther’s Sea Snake Found in Waters More Than 400 Kilometers From its Native Range

Microcephalophis cantoris was found more than 400 kilometers from its known native range.

University of North Dakota Football Player Adopts Six-Foot Boa Constrictor Found on Road

The six foot boa constrictor was found on the side of a road in North Dakota.

Snake on a Train, In Japan

The snake was safely removed from the bullet train.

Snake Spotted On Mars?

Researchers Discover 48 Million Year Old Snake That Had Eaten a Lizard That Had Eaten a Bug

A python species had eaten a lizard of the family Iguanidae, which had an insect in its stomach.

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

Scottsdale, AZ Firefighters Capture Third Large Constricting Snake in a Month

Fire officials speculate that someone is releasing the reptiles.

Victoria, BC City Workers Fail to Rescue Snake Stuck in Storm Drain

Snake has plenty of food in storm drain, city officials say.

Australian Man Shows Off His Snake on Train and Gets it Confiscated by Police

The snake was in good condition, but will be rehomed.

Florida FWC Asks Public For Opinion Regarding Venomous Reptilekeeping

Take the survey and voice your opinion regarding venomous reptiles.

RIP Monty: Louisville Zoo's Burmese Python Passes Away

Monty, a favorite at the Louisville Zoo, was 38.

Australian Scientists Create Snake Bite Antivenin Targeted Specifically at Dogs

The vaccine is highly effective in treating eastern brown and eastern tiger snake bites.

Ball Python Captured on Maui, Hawaii Coffee Farm

The snake was euthanized due to its poor condition.

Thief Steals $18,000 in Ball Pythons and Frozen Rats From Nebraska Pet Store

An exotic pet store was broken in to and $18,000 in ball pythons was stolen.

New Boa Species Discovered in the Southern Bahamas

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

North Carolina Man Bitten By King Cobra Earlier this Month Charged With Illegal Animal Ownership

Ali Iyoob was working with his king cobra May 2 when it bit him on the wrist.

Have You Ever Heard of the Snake Rodeo in Louisiana Where You Can Shoot Snakes On a Lake?

The event is sponsored by the The East Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office with apparent blessings from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Man Tries to Steal Ball Python From Florida Pet Store and Gets Caught

Animal House Pet Center employees were ready when this guy tried to steal from the store.

North Carolina Man Bitten By Pet King Cobra in Critical Condition

Ali lyoob was bitten on the wrist.

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.

Ball Python Found in Beaumont, Tex. Woman’s Oven

Snake was safely removed by the city’s animal services.

Man Holds Snake as Pomeranian Tries to Attack It

People do cruel things to get famous.

Man Kills Someone’s Pet Ball Python

Some people are just ignorant about snakes while others just hate them.

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.

Indonesian Pop Star Irma Bule Dies After King Cobra Used as Stage Prop Bites Her

The king cobra's handler apparently had antivenin on hand but she refused treatment.
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