After the turtle was freed from its entanglement, the rescuers sunk the boat.
Patches is part of the breeding program at Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee.
Jonathan and Frederic(a) are inseparable, even though they are both males.
The frogs were released back into the Kizilirmak river, where they were poached.
Varanus salvator macromaculatus is thriving in palm oil plantations for now.
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.
The poor snake screams one last time before it meets its doom.
It took four people to lift the sulcata tortoise onto a wheelbarrow so it could be taken to safety.
Peter’s banded skink is a newcomer to the trade that has arrived from northern Africa in just the past couple years.
The city ordinance currently bans all constricting snakes, including corn snakes and ball pythons.
The gecko, Hemidactylus kangerensis, sports a resemblance to Hemidactylus maculatus, but differs based on the number of femoral pores on each side.
The combination of carbon monoxide and iron slows the effects that snake venom has on victim’s blood.
Singaporean snake handler Carmen Choong handles two reticulated pythons with no problem.
The first definitive map that details the distribution and density of all described reptile species in the world.
The metal pin that was inserted into the broken leg of the frog was eventually removed.
The prolapsed hemipenis and the second hemipenis were surgically removed.
The Burmese star tortoise is a critically endangered tortoise that saw its numbers dwindle to just a few hundred individuals in the 1990s.
The frog was once widely distributed in Northern California but has since disappeared in large areas of its previous habitats.
The woman was arrested and charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and endangering the welfare of a child.
George the sulcata tortoise will need a new prosthetic shell every three years as he grows.
The global population of nesting female olive ridley turtles in 2004 was just 2 million, down from around 10 million before protections were encouraged.
The non-aquatic reptile had fallen into a pool and sank.
Pro football player Marquette King shows some loving as his beardie tries skateboarding.
It is best to call animal control if you want a snake removed from your property.
Herpetologists at the Ecomuseum Zoo are doing what they can to protect the species.
Researchers believe that the populations of the Darwin's frog are infected with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, which causes the chytrid fungus.
According to the National Service Animal Registry, all domesticated animals are able to qualify as an official emotional support animal (ESA).
What was once thought to be Naja melanoleuca is actually a new species, confirmed by DNA analysis.
The sand lizard has experienced declines in England and Wales but is doing well in other parts of Europe and Asia.
The white-bellied frog is critically endangered in Australia and the Perth Zoo is trying to bolster its populations.
Snakes definitely do get dirty, as evidenced by this leucistic eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) shedding its old, soiled skin
The dead snake is believed to be a blind snake.
While frogs of the genus Ceratophrys have powerful bites, their ancestors had even more powerful bites.
The toadlets continue the call because other frogs can still see visual cues, such as movement of the throat, researchers say.
Merlin was shot and killed by a man who claimed to think he was dangerous.
Severe Perkinsea Infection (SPI), is caused by a single celled parasitic organism that kills tadpoles.
The Dixie Valley Toad was discovered in the summer of 2017.
The British Columbia northern leopard frog has seen its populations dwindle for the last 40 years.
A new tunnel between Buellton and Lompoc, Calif. will enable the California tiger salamander to cross under a busy road rather than over it, thanks to a tunnel constructed by Caltrans.
The 49-year-old was rushed to the hospital where he survived to tell his tale.
The Blanding's turtle adoption program will enable scientists to determine the best locations for restoration of the species.
This 5-foot boa constrictor was safely removed from a road in Saskatoon, Canada
The Baw Baw frog was once abundant in Australia’s Baw Baw Plateau.
A breeding program at the Galapagos National Park in the Galapagos Islands will hopefully result in Floreana giant tortoise offspring.
Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans can kill salamanders in as little as four days.
Rhabdops aquaticus hails from the Western Ghats of India and is often observed in bodies of water.
Coconutter lives on a porch in Florida. He was brought inside to escape the winds of Hurricane Irma.
The two-headed timber rattlesnake is about 10 inches in length. It is currently being nursed back to health.
The venomous snakes were smuggled into the United States in potato chip cans.
Efforts have been underway for several months to relocate the lizards.
Some populations of turtle-headed sea snake have lost their stripes.
Rocky has been missing from his home in Princeton, MN since September 6.
The neighbor said he feared the tortoise would bite someone.
The sale of the snake-themed art will benefit the zoo.
The ball python went missing when a vent on its enclosure got dislodged.
The RSPCA is looking for any information on the person who abandoned the sick reptile.
The 6-year-old, 3-foot long reptile spent more than 10 hours on the lam.
Goliath is a 31-year old tortoise rescued from a Hurricane Harvey damaged home.
Some estimate that the population of the mountain yellow-legged frog has declined by 90 percent.
Snake Road closes to vehicles to allow reptiles and amphibians safely cross to their winter brumation grounds.
It is hoped that each country that exports python skins to high end fashion houses implement these tools to ensure sustainability of the species.
The college says the species has rarely been bred in captivity.
The Mikawa Salamander is the 29th salamander species of the family Hynobiidae found in Japan.
The woman was almost done with her salad when she saw the frog move on her plate.
Among the reptiles seized were several venomous snakes.
Tripod, mauled by a dog, was at the center for two months when he was adopted.
If there is one gecko that would attack a predator, it's a Tokay.
The South Florida Water Management District opened its lands to help reduce the population of the invasive snake.
The 14-year-old was looking for a frog to enter in a frog jumping contest.
The rock star tortoise participated in many community events.
The Eastern indigo snake has not been seen in the wild in Alabama since the 1950s.
A new bulb caused a fire in Bump's enclosure, severely damaging her legs.
St. Johns County warns folks to not touch gopher tortoises at all unless permission is granted by authorities.
An investigation was started by the escape of a monocled cobra 8 weeks ago.
The woman had a snake in a dust pan and when the child put her hand in the pan she got bit.
Shopkeepers in Chinatown in Los Angeles have been illegally selling red-eared sliders for decades.
USARK Successfully sues to overturn shipment ban on two large constricting snakes.
The South American polka dot tree frog turns from green, yellowish-red to blue and green when exposed to UV light.
A new frog discovered in Peru is named after Sir David Attenbourough.
A snake catcher was called to remove the "Christmas present"
Officials are baffled at the disappearance of so many salamanders.
The green and golden bell frog has experienced declines in some of its range.
The golden poison dart frog has enough poison on its skin to kill 10 people.
Terms regarding the settlement were not disclosed.
A researcher thought he found a new species 40 years ago, which has now been confirmed.
A ball python was rescued by a police officer with the Arlington Police Department in Texas.
Hopefully the reptile community can ID this guy.
The snake was apparently subdued before the plane made the landing.
The long-glanded blue coral snake feeds on young king cobras and other deadly snakes.
Microcephalophis cantoris was found more than 400 kilometers from its known native range.
Toughie, collected during a chytrid pandemic in Panama, was more than 12 years old.
The six foot boa constrictor was found on the side of a road in North Dakota.
The snake was safely removed from the bullet train.
A recent DNA study confirms that Diego is a very prolific breeder.