The Burmese python is well established in the Florida Everglades.
This marks the first time the zoo has successfully hatched the species.
Tortoises were able to select specific colored balls nine years after they were trained to bite it.
J.W. Mitchell High School in Florida posted on Twitter, a classroom of students dissecting a synthetic frog.
It is hoped that a plan will help to protect the country's native lizards and snakes.
The researchers use non-invasive techniques to measure and identify sea turtles.
The sea turtle drone footage is absolutely incredible.
Perentie monitor lizards are the fourth largest Varanus lizard in the world and are known for their beautiful skin pattern.
The two baby loggerheads will be released next year.
A very well preserved fossil of Najash rionegrina, enabled paleontologists to reassess the timeline of limbs on snakes.
The Russian legless lizard was born this year after three years of attempts to successfully breed the species. It is not on display at the aquarium.
The Chinese Big-headed Turtle is an endangered species, one of 49 turtle species living within the Irrawaddy-Salween-Mekong Turtle Region. Scientists have newly identified this region as a high conservation priority.
The Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle faces threats from the illegal pet trade.
Turtle Island Restoration Network is a finalist for the best non-profit organization award from Galveston.com
The hellbender salamander does well in Pennsylvania due to the state's clean water, rocky stream bottoms and abundance of crayfish.
The little frog has to deal with a double-edged sword just to find a mate.
The tiny frog is the smallest amphibian in the Hong Kong Territories.
Both species are listed as threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource
The study found that the RCV-Z2 ranaviruses can quickly infect amphibian populations
The California kingsnake infected with snake fungal disease was euthanized.
Tom Rahill and the Swamp Apes Team removed the SFWMD's 1,000 snake, a 9 feet, five inch specimen.
"We need as many frog calls recorded this year as possible in order to build our database and compare year-on-year information."
The turtles were rehabilitated before they were released.
The change in diet caused these lizards to become less healthy.
Seven snorkeling grandmothers helped researchers discovered a healthy population of greater sea snakes near a popular swimming beach.
Australian water rats have learned how to kill and eat invasive cane toads without getting poisoned.
The woman did not have the permits to export the reptiles nor did she declare them to a U.S. official, the indictment claims.
The six gecko species were living in plain sight, thought to be a single species.
The amphibian is known to live in 11 locations that are also home to the venomous snake, and the coloration and patterns they share are uncanny.
In this experimental study, there will be two main hypotheses tested.
The coral snake was trying to eat the rat snake when a wasp decided to disrupt it.
The investigation concluded that the poachers took more than 4,000 turtles from the wild illegally and sold them over a six month period
Lab studies have shown the fungus cannot survive in temperatures above 29 degrees celsius, but researchers found the fungus surviving in frogs living in temperatures that surpass that threshold.
The habitat of the black pine snake has been under consideration for protections for years.
Red-eared slider turtles, like all reptiles, carry Salmonella.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has recommended endangered species act protections for five populations of yellow-legged frogs.
The baby loggerhead starved to death after ingesting so much plastic pollution.
It is estimated that there are less than 5,000 Komodo dragons left in the wild, all in Indonesia's Komodo Island National Park.
Glass frog populations have been decimated in the wild by the wildlife trade, scientists say.
The Argentine black and white tegu is established in Florida. The FWC wants your help in controlling its population.
Elizabeth 'Sea Turtle' Drayer is running for mayor of Clearwater, FL.
The county received complaints of a foul odor emanating from the facility.
Some of the sand lizards were outfitted with radio transmitters to track their movements.
The Florida Keys mole skink lives on a small geographic location in the Florida Keys.
The snake gets his revenge for being mistreated.
If you use glue traps and an animal such as a snake or lizard gets stuck in it, you can use nearly any oil used for cooking to help free the animal.
The South China giant salamander (Andrias sligoi) a new and much larger species of salamander.
The Komodo dragons might have been born via parthenogenesis.
It took some doing, but this corn snake was freed by firefighters.
The 51-year-old man awaits sentencing.
Splinter is in recovery after the 3-foot long spear was removed from her body.
The USFWS changed its mind on putting the tortoise on the Endangered Species Act list.
It is hoped the baby snake will feed and has a normal digestive system.
The ringneck snake can be found throughout much of North America.
The man released the amphibians after he found them.
Bindi was just 7-years-old when her dad died.
Scientists decided to create albino anoles because removing the tyrosinase albinism gene would not be lethal to the reptile.
These celebrities donned snakes at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards but received some backlash.
35 snake species can be found on Snake Road in the Shawnee National Forest.
The critically endangered frogs were in a stream that was drying up.
Kim Kardashian posted a video of her daughter holding a snake on Instagram.
The ringneck snake was found slithering around the TSA checkpoint at Newark Airport in New Jersey.
Under new Trump administration rules, the green sea turtle would no longer be protected.
Helix is now moving about thanks to Techdeck toy skateboard wheels.
The captive breeding program produced a pair of four-eyed turtles and two Beal's four-eyed turtles.
The rescue has been seeing as many as 40 injured turtles a week during the last month.
Sandy was taken in May from an Upper West Side pet shop.
The Cope's gray treefrog is a species of least concern.
The woman received initial treatment in Thailand but her symptoms re-emerged.
Back in 2014, biologists Mark Mendelsohn and Katy Delaney released more than 850 tadpoles into the Santa Monica Mountains.
Hikari's Herptile line of prepared foods offer complete nutrition requirements, the company says.
The GoPro footage is straight from the perspective of a red-eared slider.
The 24 hatchling Texas horned lizards are part of a breeding program launched at the zoo two years ago.
“Another reminder to leave only your footprints when visiting the beach!”
The Chinese giant salamander is a critically endangered species but is farmed in China for food.
Police and bystanders observed Yaqun Lu, from China poking and stomping on a sea turtle nest.
The hatchling snake was confirmed to be a southern black racer (Coluber constrictor priapus).
The release is part of a 10 year effort to reintroduce the species into the wild.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo was the first to confirm facultative parthenogenesis in Asian water dragons.
The toad is a critically endangered species native to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
The internship is two weeks and includes free room and board at the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu resort.
Frog eggs and tadpoles were found in elephant tracks in Myanmar.
Both salamanders were given ESA protections in 2014 but the federal government failed to follow through.
Turtle Island Restoration Network May Sue Florida Power & Light Co. For Incidental Taking of Sea Turtles
The nuclear plant operator has a “biological opinion” from the fisheries service that allows the incidental take of sea turtles.
Sandy was stolen from an Upper West Side pet shop.
Once a desert tortoise is placed in captivity, it cannot be released back into the wild.
The blotched rat snake is a large-bodied snake of the genus Elaphe.
Parthenogenesis occurs when a female gives birth without having been impregnated by a male.
The grassland earless dragon is an endangered lizard native to Australia
The Neuse River waterdog (Necturus lewisi) is a permanently aquatic salamander.
Tadpoles can regenerate their tails after loss via cells in their skin.
Teddy is now up for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society.
The Guajira giant glass frog is native to a remote mountain in Colombia.
The decline in Mojave desert tortoises is attributed to the increase in the raven population, according to the U.S. Marines.
The Asian water monitor was first reported loose in October 2017.
Peaches was taken from her temporary home May 6.
Scoot Reeves walking with his new wheelchair.
Fangs developed a series of times to give us some of the most venomous predators of the planet.