Berger wrote a doctoral thesis on chytrid fungus more than 20 years ago that has since been cited more than 1,800 times by scientists.
Florida is sometimes called ground zero for the number of invasive reptiles that now call the state home.
The baby venomous snake was donated to the center by a couple who found it in their yard.
Frogs in Panama adapting and surviving chytrid fungus infection.
Earless monitor lizards are native to Borneo.
Roshi has been in Biz Stone's care for more than 15 years.
These green and loggerhead sea turtles wait out the stormy weather at the Brevard Zoo.
Thieves made off with the critically endangered tortoises early this month.
Researchers have found that male Cape cobras eat male Cape cobras. They have not yet documented a male eating a female.
A goldspotted eel was removed from a sea turtle that was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Captive breeding of the Texas horned lizard for release back into the wild should bolster their numbers.
The Legos were fashioned into a wheelchair to help him move about until he is healed enough to be released.
Felix is a Florida kingsnake who was surrendered by his owner in bad shape. He is ready to be adopted.
It is hoped that the venomous reptile can eventually be put on display at a zoo.
Dr. Joshua Llinas, of HerpVet in Mt. Ommaney in Queensland, Australia fixed the jaw of Toothless after she damaged it while feeding.
Sixty one percent of the 356 turtle species in the world are threatened or already extinct in modern times.
All 56 tortoises are microchipped and the park wants anyone who has information to contact them.
The dueling duo were released about a mile away from the home in which they were removed.
The loggerhead sea turtle was euthanized due to the extent of its injuries.
Spike went missing when he escaped his enclosure in Parchment, MI.
Cisco received the red-carpet treatment when he arrived at the resort, complete with a welcoming committee of staff and guests.
The loggerhead sea turtle's injuries were so severe it had to be euthanized.
A colony of side-blotched lizards living on black lava rock in the Mojave desert of Southern California can change its color after some time living under different conditions.
The region in which the event will take place is home to 30 salamander species.
Authorities tried working with the owner to try and improve conditions before seizing the reptiles.
Thieves have stolen reptiles from Repxotica Rare Reptiles before and the store has retrieved them successfully.
A University of Georgia study concluded that head starting gopher tortoises increases their chance of survival in the wild.
Herping on the Snake Road in Shawnee National Forest is best done when the road is closed to vehicles, from September 1 to October 1.
Leo, a domestic pet lizard, or DPL, goes out for a stroll in support of #TakeYourLizardForAWalkDay.
It turns out the woman has years of experience handling snakes.
West Virginians can possess one timber rattlesnake.
Gann will oversee the staff, including 50+ volunteers, as they work to rehabilitate injured sea turtles brought to the center.
There is another nest in the park that will soon have hatchling Blanding's turtles as well.
The dead sea turtles were brought to shore and buried.
A ball python managed to get itself wrapped up in the engine compartment of a car in Wisconsin. Police called a snake handler to help safely remove the reptile.
Flash was luckily found in seemingly great shape.
One of four chelonians stolen from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo has been recovered.
The facility that was caring for Santana says the snake is being treated for mites.
One of the stolen tortoises requires daily medical care.
Prior to the ban, residents could harvest an unlimited number of four turtle species on private property, including spiny softshell turtles.
Researchers say a crossbred snake could create a super snake that takes the best traits of both species.
The shell-less turtle, named Eorhynchochelys sinensis was found in China.
It is all in the stem cells, (or lack thereof) for tail regeneration in amphibians and lizards.
Spanish police have shut down what it says is the largest illegal turtle and tortoise farm in Europe.
The habitat of both garter snake species are suffering from issues such as livestock grazing, agricultural and urban sprawl.
While a couple admitted removing the turtles from the beach, authorities continue to investigate the incident.
These animal control officers had quite the time with this boa constrictor.
The pathogen Perkinsea enters the frog through the skin or mouth and then attacks the liver.
Here we showcase 10 of the strangest, coolest, and most bizzare creatures falling into the Reptilia nomenclature.
Wood turtles are listed as endangered by the IUCN.
A woman says another woman won't return her lost bearded dragon.
The golden coin turtle often end up as ingredients in traditional Chinese medicine.
Gopher tortoises and their burrows are protected by Florida state law.
Healthy skin of infected eastern Massasauga rattlesnakes test positive for Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola.
Some in the affluent town of Pinellas want sea turtle nests gone.
The dunes sagebrush lizard is found in southeastern New Mexico and west Texas.
Hatchling Gila monsters leave their nest when food sources are more abundant.
It is illegal to possess the king cobra in the state of New York.
Poyntonophrynus pachnodes is small, at just 31 mm in length and is a brownish copper in coloration.
The Aldabra tortoise can weigh up to 500 pounds, making them one of the biggest tortoises in the world.
Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are the rarest sea turtles and are critically endangered.
it is speculated that the snake may tried to cool down and was pulled out to sea by currents or got disoriented and swam out.
Tiggs the tegu went missing July 31.
The Turtle & Tortoise Rescue of Arroyo Grande rehomed hundreds of tortoises each year.
The Japanese giant salamander is listed as near-threatened by the IUCN due to pollution and habitat loss.
Makenzie Noland earned a degree in wildlife ecology and hopes to work at a zoo.
Redding Reptiles had to move its 210 reptiles six times during the Carr Fire.
Researchers in England have determined that the forest cobra is actually five different species.
Rescue volunteers will visit the Shasta Fairgrounds staging area to thank firefighters and hand out "Thank You" buttons for their service.
Hopefully this monitor lizard finds its way home soon.
The National Centre for Reptile Welfare in Kent, England, can house up to 600 reptiles and amphibians at a time and rehome 1,000 animals each year.
The two new species, Sitana gokakensis and Sitana thondalu hail from the Deccan Plateau.
The smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis) is non-venomous and bright green in coloration with a white belly.
Monocled cobra venom is fast acting and the man is fortunate to be alive.
Sylvia's treefrog is unique from the splendid treefrog, once thought to be a single species.
The turtle was found in his tank, alive and well.
The Shasta salamander needs federal protections, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.
The Noble false widow spider has spread throughout much of Europe.
The toads were taken from a conservation area. The thieves, if captured will be charged with violating Park Rule R-109, vandalism.
Most of the dead sea turtles washing up on southwest Florida beaches are mature adults.
Anole lizards evolve rapidly, often within a single generation.
The eastern indigo snake has not been seen in the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve for more than 35 years.
One estimate put the number of mountain yellow-legged frogs in the wild at less than 100.
Proceeds from the sale of the special Nevada desert tortoise license plate will benefit conservation efforts of the species.
The snake lived 100 million years ago.
The vet repaired the turtle's shell with fiberglass and expected the fiberglass to eventually fall off.
A biologist's video showing the removal of a plastic straw from a sea turtle's nose has helped to spur change.
Salamanders from the southern Appalachian Mountains are adapting to climate change.
Plastic and other debris that ends up in the ocean is killing animals.
The Bandy bandy snake, Vermicella parscauda may already face extinction due to mining.
The scrub python ate a stuffed cow, a toy stuffed cow.
Kemp's ridley sea turtles are one of the rarest sea turtle species.
The state of Arkansas allows for the collection up to six venomous species.
After five weeks of rehab, Lucky was released back into the wild in good health.
The snake was destined for Barbados when it was seized by the TSA.
The snake was persistent, but could it have really eaten such a large lizard?