The genome data will be freely available to researchers around the world.
Auto company is looking into gecko toes to build a more environmentally friendly adhesive.
Skitzo killed the snake and luckily the snake didn't inject any venom.
Exotic snakes are euthanized in Australia
The snakes were already described between 1872 and 1911.
Would you spring for one of these designs or add another morph to your collection?
Plastic bags and plastic pollution kills and maims hundreds of thousands of reptiles and other animals every year.
The Baw Baw frog is critically endangered and is currently known in just a single locality in Australia.
The controversial chemical Virkon was used to clear Mallorcan midwife toad ponds of the Chytrid fungus.
This snake wanted an easy fish dinner.
Owner apparently lied to FWC officers and doctored paperwork relating to the snake.
The fungus in snake fungal disease is Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola
Although not as popular in the pet trade as its larger cousin, the tiger salamander (A. tigrinum), the spotted salamander is an equally impressive animal
The Hermann’s tortoise is valued at around $520 and the store owner wants in back.
The Texas man was a lifelong reptile lover who apparently had suicidal ideations.
Leatherback sea turtles primarily eat jellyfish and plastic tends to look like jellyfish in the ocean.
Man was extremely lucky he didn't get bit by the Eastern brown snake.
Airplane Repo star may loses his venomous reptiles after his king cobra escaped its enclosure.
Two Australian water dragons and a freshwater turtle were killed by vandals.
This invasive python got eaten by an alligator
Four Japanese giant salamanders from a sister zoo in Japan are now at the Honolulu Zoo.
Here is just a sampling of the exotic lizards in the hobby.
The monocled cobra was about 5 feet in length and was found 200 yards from where it was reported.
The enzyme Cyp27c1 helps amphibians see above and below the water
Timonya annae was a small amphibian but it had fangs and gills
A desert horned viper was spotted in the Küre Mountains National Park in Turkey.
There are still new and interesting facts to uncover about reptiles.
One thing is certain. Both snakes were dead when the photo was taken.
Dakotaraptor steini was a massive 16 feet in length.
Schmidt was killed by a boomslang snake bite in 1957
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The electric blue gecko is dwindling in its native habitat.
The 5-foot ball python was at first unresponsive but is now doing well.
The skin of Geckolepis sp. is covered with big scales that overlap and fall off easily.
Maintaining northern water snakes in captivity can be a rewarding experience.
Researchers with the Instituto de Diversidad y Ecología Animal and Centro de Zoología Aplicada studied the reptile's tail
Singer Kevin Fowler killed a rattlesnake he found in his shed.
The stowaway was found in the luggage of a woman who took a trip to Florida.
The tortoise twins were successfully separated the second week of October
A wide spread snake, the Eastern hognose snake is found throughout the eastern United States
Arvinachelys goldeni, or Miss Piggy was discovered in southern Utah.
Initial findings show the California kingsnake sliding on lubed up belly scales.
There are two species of Galapagos tortoise on Santa Cruz Island.
Animals that use other defenses such as mimicry, camouflage and warning coloration tend to evolve more efficiently.
Mr. Smithers went missing from a home in Orrington.
The death of Cleopatra and two of her servants were attributed to bites from an Egyptian cobra.
The suspects allegedly had Palawan forest turtles, Asian leaf turtles and Southeast Asian box turtles in their possession.
Do you recognize any of these people?
The hapless tortoise walks into the path of Enid
What did dancer dancer Val Chmerkovskiy think of that large anaconda?
27 of the 206 pond turtles have since died.
Nerodia sipedon are fish eaters often mistaken for water moccasins
The Memphis Zoo tried to create a mixed species environment.
The toads were thought to have gone extinct in the 1920s.
The Atlantic Coast leopard frog is quite different from the Southern leopard frog.
The RSCPA is looking for four boys who abused a bearded dragon
Capone was a fan favorite at the zoo because he was so charismatic.
One Direction contributes a page in the charity book The Curious Tale Of Fi-Rex
The 8-foot king cobra escaped after a storm damaged its enclosure.
6.9 percent of all frog species will go extinct over the next 100 years.
Australian researchers built a device out of a sun shirt, some velcro and a custom poop collector to collect poop samples.
Three officers helped to remove the python from the owner.
The snake was probably someone's pet that got loose.
The horned frog's super sticky tongue helps it to subdue large prey items.
The researchers fed a strict diet of styrofoam to mealworms from birth to adulthood.
One of the women allegedly rode the turtle all the way to the water.
The color of frilled lizards in Western Australia is different from those in Queensland.
A Burmese python was found amongst some clothing at a flea market in Florida.
Have you ever found a reptile after a move to a new place to live?
Divers were shooting biofluorescent corals when a Hawksbill sea turtle swam into the light and revealed it too was biofluorescent.
The Western Serpentiform skink was thought to have been extinct.
The coqui frog is established on the Big Island of Hawaii but is not yet established on Oahu.
Imagine having to deal with a fast monitor lizard that grew to six meters in length and weighed 500 kg.
The ringneck snake is common throughout much of North America
The puppy was still alive after the 3 minute video ended.
The Kuranda treefrog has been upgraded to endangered from near-threatened.
Mediation as required by the sales contract failed to resolve the dispute.
The venomous snake escaped its enclosure after storms damaged the roof of the garage in which it was kept.
The snake succesfully gave birth two a pair 2014. The current offspring did not survive.
The next step is for the USFWS to conduct a full status review of the Cascade and Columbia torrent salamanders.
Costa Rican Govt. upset that tourists disrupted sea turtle nesting with selfies and other bad behavior.
The little ninja frog has an effective way of ridding his nest of wasps
In addition to appearing hungry, the bearded dragon's tail looks shriveled up.
Judge has not recused himself but may do so.
The snake, of the genus Acanthophis, is a death adder.
A bearded dragon makes cameo in Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln poker run.
Bertie smashed the previous record that stood for nearly 40 years.