Snakes are illegal to keep in the state of Hawaii.
Their bodies are translucent to fool predators.
You are still able to possess these snakes in the state, per local regulation.
Ms. Jennifer had celebrated her 53rd birthday when she was adopted.
After four attempts the man was successful in removing the can from the lizard's nose.
The amphibian is known to exist in just three degraded forest patches.
Salvator merianae is established in Florida as well.
Varanus bennetti is native to Palau and the Mariana islands.
Coachwhips are known to eat other snakes.
Poaching in the country is mostly undocumented and accurate data is difficult to acquire
It is a game of patience between predator and prey.
The Drymarchon couperi were captive bred in Florida
The non-venomous wolf snake looks like the venomous common krait.
The female lizard was found in Cocoa Beach, FL with a visibly distended abdomen.
The corn snake morph was inadvertently released into the wild.
The blunt-nosed leopard lizard was listed on the federal endangered species list in 1967.
Robert Irwin and Igloo stop for a photo during self-isolation.
The lizard was once considered a candidate for ESA protections but a failed scheme put forth by the state of Texas has the USFWS again considering it.
Plestidon fasciatus is not native to the state, but could be the result of range extension.
The turtles diverged during the Miocene period, about 13 million years ago.
The Trump Administration was sued last winter for failing to protect the two snake species.
The fossil represents the first helmeted from the Antarctic.
The effects of stay at home orders are having beneficial effects for sea turtle nestings as beaches become devoid of human life.
Researchers Sandeep Das and K.P. Rajkumar discovered the Anamalai wood snake while surveying India’s Kerala Eravikulam National Park.
Trimeresurus salazar was discovered in July 2019 in an evergreen forest environment in the Pakke tiger reserve
A higher population density of eastern newts increased the rate of Bsal transmission.
The bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus phnomchiensis) was found in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary.
The fossil was found by Jorge Velez-Juarbe, associate curator of marine mammals at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Zookeepers believe because of the lack of noise due to the lockdown, the turtle laid her eggs on land instead of water.
If you live in Texas and wish to get involved with Killian's study, visit the iNaturalist website and check the Texas horned lizard project of south Texas.
The three-toed skink (Saiphos equalis), may be in the midst of an evolutionary shift between being an egg-layer and a livebearer.
Three six-month-old green sea turtle outfitted with satellite tracker were released by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Smaug swazicus, or Swazi dragon lizard grows up to 13 inches from snout to the tip of its tail
Dryocalamus chithrasekarai, or Chithrasekara’s bridle snake, is black or brown and white in coloration.
What is not known is if the frogs evolved to eat larger prey or if they had the armored heads all along.
It is speculated that there are more desert tortoises in captivity than in the wild.
Spitting cobras seem to be the only exception and use venom as a defense mechanism.
State law currently allows the collection of four eastern box turtles.
The reptiles were seized from smugglers in Singapore back in 2018.
The sand lizard is a European protected species and is listed as threatened under UK law.
The Greek meadow viper is a cold weather species found on alpine mountains.
Katydid could not dive for food and was found starving.
Now is the time to herp Snake Road.
Oculudentavis khaungraae has bones similar to that of living lizards.
Walkerana muduga, was collected in 2016 by a team led by Dr. S. P. Vijayakumar of the Indian Institute of Science.
The USFWS failed to act on a 12-month review of the reptiles.
Not only can the Puerto Rican crested anole tolerate cold more than its island counterparts, it evolved to better deal with heat.
Plastic in the ocean is coated with algae and microorganisms that the turtles mistake for food.
The reticulated flatwoods salamander is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN.
It is not known why some amphibians glow brightly when exposed to UV light.
The three Komodo dragons were on display for three days last week.
The puff adder is found in nearly all of sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, and on the Arabian Peninsula into Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
While the image is finely detailed, there is very little left of the structure of the leg.
The 18-year-old jungle carpet python went home the same day, a little hungry but otherwise healthy.
The venomous reptile is one of the smallest rattlesnakes in the United States
The black pine snake is a subspecies of pine snake that isn't seen too often in the wild.
The ordinance should be more humane with regard to enclosure requirements.
This is the first instance in which the worms were found in reptile eggs.
The non-venomous colubrid is also known as the eel moccasin.
The turtle ingested more than 100 pieces of plastic.
The corn snake morphs are beautiful and can be adopted, not abandoned.
Don’t be SLO - it’s nearly time to go!
A total of 13 ball pythons were abandoned. One has since died.
The loss of amphibians is having a negative cascade effect up and down the food web.
The bill, if signed into law, would affect thousands of jobs in a $100-million-a-year business.
The tortoise will be part of a breeding program to bolster the population of the Pinta Island tortoise.
Proteus anguinus does not move very far during its lifetime, which can reach 100 years.
Thirty to 40 percent of the frogs in the program survived the fires.
The green treefrog, despite being bitten by the coastal taipan snake, is apparently healthy and will be released February 7.
Diamondback terrapins get caught in crab pots and drown, turtle experts say.
After 10 minutes of CPR, the lizard was able to breathe on its own.
The boa constrictor has not yet found its owner.
The zoo is hoping to establish a robust breeding program for the species.
The turtle, which is doing better, expelled more than 13 grams of plastic from its digestive system.
The longest python was 12-foot, 7.3-inch, the heaviest python was 62-pounds, and the most pythons captured by an individual was 8.
Pygmy blue-tongued lizards spend nearly all of their lives underground, in burrows constructed by trapdoor spiders.
Researchers say that snakes were the likely cause of transmission to human, but others dispute that notion.
A little mineral oil and a bit of elbow grease helped safely remove this eastern fence lizard from a glue trap.
Researchers with Auburn University captured a young, 27-inch eastern indigo snake believed to be the offspring of captive bred specimens.
Center for Biological Diversity Sues Trump Administration For Failing To Protect Two Map Turtle Species
The Pearl River map turtle and the Pascagoula map turtle are only known to inhabit two river systems in Mississippi and Louisiana.
The Texas horned lizard is in decline in much of the state of Texas. It is illegal to possess this species.
The reptile was given oxygen by several respondents.
Liurana vallecula, has a snout-to-vent length of 20.4 mm, a reddish brown body coloration with dark brown streaks and a marbled pattern on the top of its head.
Diego was returned back to the wild on Española Island.
Reptiles and amphibians would be better protected under a proposed law in South Carolina.
Hopefully the snake makes a full recovery after the ordeal, and people learn to manage their trash effectively.
The yellow-headed water monitor, the white-headed water monitor, and the marbled water monitor are endemic to the Philippines.
The Dorrance Family Foundation’s Animals of the Sierra Nevada Grant Program will help in the recovery of these amphibians.
The alpine bog skink (Pseudemoia cryodroma) is already listed as endangered and the southern grass skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) is only found in areas that have burned.
The species is listed as federally endangered in the states of Georgia and Florida.
Once sea turtles hatch, they head straight to the ocean.
The tortoise knocked over a heat lamp, which caused a fire.
Dendromaia unamakiensis was found in Nova Scotia was a Varanopid, an extinct family of animals that resembled monitor lizards.
Police want to speak with owner who left the reptiles.
Florida sea turtle license plate grant money helped to purchase this transport van that will be used to help move stranded or otherwise injured sea turtles.
Two-headed snakes are rare, but not uncommon.
The Peaks of Otter salamander lives in just a 12 mile area of Virginia.
The king's skink is a very large lizard native to Australia.