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.
De Silva’s rough-sided snake's coloration resembles the soil in the habitat in which it lives.
The sea snakes were poking their heads in the sand looking for food.
"We found that more than 1,000 data-deficient amphibians are threatened with extinction, and nearly 500 are Endangered or Critically Endangered.
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Kadal is a Komodo dragon who came to the zoo in October.
Captive breeding efforts enabled 500 California red-legged frogs to be released back into Yosemite Valley.
Kernel was released after four months of rehabilitation. He had a fishhook lodged in his esophagus.
A three-eyed snake with all eyes fully functioning was found in Australia.
The Florida FWC hopes to raise $30,000 to develop a test for Virus X, which has killed hundreds of turtles in the last year.
Green sea turtle populations around Hawaii and U.S. Pacific islands are up markedly but hawksbill turtle populations are not.
TheTurtleRoom is now a tax-exempt conservation organization that works to ensure the survival of turtle and tortoise species around the world.
The Siskiyou Mountains salamander lives in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southern Oregon and northern California.
Zoo officials have been trying to breed China Girl since 2009.
The Asian parasite Raillietiella orientalis, has found its way, via the invasive Burmese python, into Florida-native snakes.
Three of the 10 lizards released were found in good condition.
The lizard is bimodally reproductive, which means it can give birth to live young and lay eggs.
Through gene editing, scientists were able to cause albinism in brown anole lizards.
The kangaroo rats can also reorient their body in mid-air to escape rattlesnake bites.
Common snapping turtles can be caught in unlimited amounts in the state of Maryland.
This man is wanted by police in Rockwood, Michigan for allegedly stealing a ball python from I Love My Pets.
The discovery is seen as a defense mechanism against predators.
The turtles have been dying in and near the St. Johns River since March 2018.
Amphibian owners are urged to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations.
Branch's stiletto snake has fangs that jut out the side of its mouth, researchers say.
More than 6,000 acres of Kemp's ridley nesting sites will be protected.
Students studying the reptile hope that their efforts pay off and the governor signs the house bill into law.
Students at Weston High School in Massachusetts captive breed and then release Blanding's turtles.
The Indian flapshell turtle (Lissemys punctata) is a relatively small species that is hardy, durable and adaptable.
In addition to eating rodents such as rats, rat snakes also consume eggs.
Crosland didn't have a permit to possess the snapping turtle, and it was euthanized.