Although captive breeding of Uroplatus pietschmanni takes place, output is considered too low.
Snake Gyllenhal had an upper respiratory infection, mouth rot, and an injury to his tail that exposed vertebrae.
Ploughshare Tortoise Listed 11th With Flat-tailed And Spider Tortoise On ZSL's EDGE List Of Endangered Reptiles
Experts believe the ploughshare tortoise will become extinct within the next 40 to 50 years.
If you have any information regarding the illegal poaching of these turtles, the department is offering a $1,000 reward leading to an arrest in this case.
A city council in Wodonga, Australia drew down water in a pond that inadvertently caused the death of nearly 25 broad-shelled and long-necked turtles.
Desert tortoises will continue to be captive bred at the Air Force base where they have been since 2002.
Paroedura lohatsara is found on a single mountain range in Madagascar.
Even though the radiated tortoise is captive bred, the critically endangered species is still poached from the wild.
The Florida FWC is offering a reward for information on who may have painted the tortoise.
Eye tissue removed from a African clawed frog tadpole was regenerated within 3 to 5 days.
Also known as the marbled gecko, the Pronk's day gecko grows to 11 cm in length and is known to inhabit just one locality on Madagascar.
Alligator snapping turtles are protected in the state of Oklahoma, Killing, possession and trapping of this species is prohibited.
The tortoise fell off a 10-foot wall and landed on his shell, cracking it in several places.
The Conservancy uses telemetry to locate other Burmese pythons, and in this instance, Argo found the largest breeding aggregation of Burmese pythons.
The Madagascan big-headed turtle is the last surviving species in it genus.
Yangtze giant softshell turtles are critically endangered with just four known animals left.
The snake crawled across the barrel of Pfc. William Snyder's sniper rifle.
As a volunteer of FrogWatch USA, you can help count and ID frog calls.
The list highlights the plight of 100 of the most vulnerable crocodilians, turtles, tortoises, snakes, and lizards
The frog makes its escape after the angler shakes the bass a bit over the side of the boat.
Designating the frog as the state amphibian would help the state pursue conservation efforts for the species and its habitat.
The Blanding's turtle can grow up to nine inches in length and has a life span of more than 70 years in captivity and in the wild.
Siamophryne troglodytes is a new species placed in an entirely new genus.
The Louisiana pine snake spends much of its life below the forest, underground.
Glue traps don't discriminate. Whatever walks into the glue trap usually gets stuck.
Zoo veterinarians treated a baby loggerhead turtle that had pooped out plastic debris it had ingested.
The eyes weren't eyes in the traditional sense, used for seeing, but rather likely used to detect changes in such things as light.
Chytridiomycosis wiped out huge populations of Panamanian frogs in 2004.
Conservationists are hoping a proposed road doesn't even make it to the planning stages because it may negatively impact the Mojave desert tortoise.
An array of photographic and video proof details how sea turtles use their flippers to eat their prey.
Twitter user Taylor Nicole Dean is a reptile lover and a video of her hognose snake drinking water went viral over the weekend.
Elseya rhodini is of the side-neck turtle family Chelidae
The alligator didn't like that the banded water snake got too close.
All three species seized by the USFWS are protected under CITES.
The discovery of Hyloscirtus japreria makes it the 37th species of the Hyloscirtus genus.
These Southeast Asian snakes dine on crustaceans in unique ways, unlike other snakes.
The bog turtle, one of the smallest turtles in North America, may soon become the official state reptile of New Jersey.
An elongated tortoise is said to have been stolen from the Ellen Trout Zoo.
Climate change may threaten coastal freshwater turtles.
The Aussie swimmer breeds beardies and blue tongues.
The critically endangered ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) was commonly found for sale in Indonesia.
The snake will spend six to eight weeks recovering from surgery at the facility.
A new bushmaster exhibit will be one of the highlights of the Donna M. Fernandes Amphibian and Reptile Center.
Colobops noviportensis was a tiny little reptile with a massive and powerful jaw.
Event marks the first time the foundation had breeding success with the species.
Pranksters created a fake Facebook page representing the city of Calhoun, Georgia.
The Siskiyou Mountains salamander is threatened by federal plans to accelerate logging in its native range.
Texas is a step closer to making it illegal to commercially collect chelonians on private lands.
Researchers with Delhi University’s Sri Venkateswara College have discovered ornate narrow-mouthed frogs missing eyes, due to the effects of pollution.
These two reptiles got stuck and were saved by WIRES personnel.
Snake breeder in Florida showcased on Nat Geo vet show.
The cane toad was introduced to Australia to combat agricultural pests but has decimated native populations of quolls.
Abu Zarin Husin, a Malaysian firefighter who captured and released uncounted cobras has died of a cobra bite.
Threats of violence have been made against the school district, apparently for not firing the teacher.
Once in captivity, desert tortoises can no longer be released into the wild due to the potential for them to introduce disease to wild populations of tortoises.
The mother snakes also warm their bodies and return to the snake nest to warm their babies.
Huck was stolen February 21. He was found in a grassy area March 8.
The tadpoles of the Sumatran cascade frogs have sucker-like bellies that enable them to stick to rocks in fast flowing streams.
It is unclear if the dog was dead or alive, or what type of snapping turtle is kept at the school.
Bubbles was found by a Los Angeles man who took the time out to search for him.
George the gopher tortoise and Jeanna Smith have been together more than 50 years.
Pancho and Lefty have been in quarantine for 18 months and are now on display at the Cameron Park Zoo.
The Vision slider rack system is very popular with snake enthusiasts and breeders.
A thief in Wisconsin stole 5 baby sulcata tortoises from a Pet World.
Bubbles is a 6-year-old black-throated monitor who is also the store's mascot.
Petey is the reptile version of Disaster Girl.
Sheldon was stolen just outside his home in Glendale, Arizona.
Herpetologist Jill Fleming is unsure what happened to the face of this toad she happened upon back in 2016. She Tweeted the photo February 28 asking for opinions. What do you think?
The first documented instance of a cat snake in the UAE occurred in 2007
The researchers hope to find out why the lizard has the capability to regenerate its tail.
Shelley had been a mainstay since well before the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary.
The snake was later destroyed.
Two women in Alabama posted a video to social media of them running over a snapping turtle.
The red salamander may become the official salamander of Virginia.
The USFWS was petitioned by the Center in 2012 to protect the reptile under the Endangered Species Act.
Trachemys haugrudi is closely related to modern turtles of the Trachemys genus.
Police officer removes lizard's head that got stuck in Red Bull can.
Close to 100 gopher tortoise hatchlings will be released in South Carolina to bolster wild populations.
More than 300 species rely on the network of tunnels the gopher tortoise creates.
Help Michigan count frogs and toads this spring.
The plan was controversial when it was released because oil and gas industry lobbyists formed the makeup of foundation that was supposed to implement the plan.
The 8-year-old tortoise was stolen right out of his enclosure on February 21.
They are the result of new breeding techniques and their release is a new approach to locating wild reintroduction sites.
The more popular species available for adoption include Russian, leopard, and sulcata tortoises, are well as box turtles.
The Japanese giant salamander is listed as near threatened by the IUCN due to pollution and habitat loss.
Conservationists with the Fisheries Administration (FiA), WCS in the Southeast Asian country found 16 eggs in a nest of the critically endangered royal turtle.
The Snakes On A Plane Star had no problem subduing the reptile and getting it safely in a box.
Tiger snakes are highly venomous, large elapids from Australia.
This sculpture is certain to generate discussion, like the Running Hare of Kingman.
A red-eared slider was found frozen in its enclosure. Luckily it survived.
The bombardier beetle has a novel defense when ingested, it lets loose a toxic chemical spray from its abdomen.
Can you distinguish the call of a spring peeper? If so, the Connecticut chapters of FrogWatch USA needs you to help them count.
The findings detail the oldest known group of lizard trackways, and they show that lizards were already using bipedal locomotion.
Tiger snakes are one of three venomous snake species on Tasmania.
The Dvaucel's geckos were devastated by introduced mammals such as rats, cats and ferrets.
Time will tell if Teigen's daughter becomes a reptile lover.
Could reptiles be used to spy for the West?