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South Carolina Utility Crew Accidentally Runs Over Boa Constrictor

The snake was probably someone's pet that got loose.

Horned Frogs Have Tongues That are Strong Like Adhesive Tape

The horned frog's super sticky tongue helps it to subdue large prey items.

Mealworms Can Eat Styrofoam With No Apparent Ill Effects

The researchers fed a strict diet of styrofoam to mealworms from birth to adulthood.

Florida Woman Who Straddled Sea Turtle Last Summer Arrested

One of the women allegedly rode the turtle all the way to the water.

Frilled Lizards Have Different Colored Frills Based on Location and the Prey They Eat

The color of frilled lizards in Western Australia is different from those in Queensland.

Chinese Hold a Food Festival with an Endangered Species as the Main Course

Florida Woman Looking for Flea Market Bargains Finds an 8-Foot Burmese Python

A Burmese python was found amongst some clothing at a flea market in Florida.

Kansas Family Finds Ball Python In Toilet

Have you ever found a reptile after a move to a new place to live?

Researchers Discover Hawksbill Sea Turtles are Biofluorescent

Divers were shooting biofluorescent corals when a Hawksbill sea turtle swam into the light and revealed it too was biofluorescent.

Photographer Shoots Western Serpentiform Skink That Was Thought to Be Extinct

The Western Serpentiform skink was thought to have been extinct.

Single Coqui Frog Captured On the Windward Side of Oahu, HI

The coqui frog is established on the Big Island of Hawaii but is not yet established on Oahu.

50,000-Year-Old Lizard Bone Dates Humans Living in Australia with Giant Lizards

Imagine having to deal with a fast monitor lizard that grew to six meters in length and weighed 500 kg.

3-Year Old Girl Finds Two-Headed Ringneck Snake While Exploring in Her Backyard

The ringneck snake is common throughout much of North America

Man Places Puppy Into His Snake Enclosure and Posts Video to Facebook

The puppy was still alive after the 3 minute video ended.

Three Australian Frog Species Officially Extinct

The Kuranda treefrog has been upgraded to endangered from near-threatened.

Lawsuit Regarding the “Snake Infested” Maryland House to Commence

Mediation as required by the sales contract failed to resolve the dispute.

Search Called Off For Escaped King Cobra in Florida

The venomous snake escaped its enclosure after storms damaged the roof of the garage in which it was kept.

Yellow-Bellied Water Snake Gives Birth via Parthenogenesis

The snake succesfully gave birth two a pair 2014. The current offspring did not survive.

Cascade and Columbia Torrent Salamanders May Get Endangered Species Act protection

The next step is for the USFWS to conduct a full status review of the Cascade and Columbia torrent salamanders.

Tourists Disrupt Sea Turtle Nestings in Costa Rica

Costa Rican Govt. upset that tourists disrupted sea turtle nesting with selfies and other bad behavior.

Video Shows How Glass Frog Expels Wasps off its Egg Clutch

The little ninja frog has an effective way of ridding his nest of wasps

Video Shows Bearded Dragon Chasing Cat Toy

In addition to appearing hungry, the bearded dragon's tail looks shriveled up.

Snake Infested Maryland House Lawsuit Postponed

Judge has not recused himself but may do so.

New Venomous Snake Species Discovered in Australia

The snake, of the genus Acanthophis, is a death adder.

The Creatives Who Cut the Lincoln MKX Commercial Must Love Beardies

A bearded dragon makes cameo in Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln poker run.

The World’s Fastest Tortoise? He Sprints at 0.28 Meters Per Second

Bertie smashed the previous record that stood for nearly 40 years.

Antivenin for Black Mamba, other African Venomous Snakes Set to Run Out in 2016

The antivenin Fav-Afrique is proven to counteract snakebites from the venomous snakes in sub-Saharan Africa

Teen Girl Who Stomped Baby Gopher Tortoise To Death Again Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial

Florida teen has been ruled incompetent to stand trial twice

Ball Python Captured in Hawaii Garage

There are no native snakes in Hawaii and it is illegal to keep them as pets.

The Oldest Sea Turtle Fossil is 25 Million Years Older Than Previous Fossil

Desmatochelys padillai is 120 million-years-old.

Female Green Frogs Outnumber Males in Suburban Connecticut Ponds

Estrogenic wastes are altering the sexuality of green frogs

Shell-less Eunotosaurus africanus is Oldest Known Turtle to Date

Eunotosaurus africanus roamed the earth 260 million years ago during the Permian Period

King Cobra Escapes Its Handler in Florida

Media says reality TV star reported the cobra missing the day after it escaped.

Man Causes Python to Regurgitate 5 Birds

Nobody was guarding the hen house.

Python Gets Honorable Mention in They Ate What? Vet Radiograph Contest

Do You Want to Name an Injured Sea Turtle?

Two Critically Endangered Louisiana Pine Snakes Hatched at Florida Zoo

Louisiana pine snakes have very small clutches, usually around three to five eggs per clutch.

Sea Snake and Venomous Stonefish in Epic Jaw Lock Battle in Australia

Both the sea snake and the stonefish were essentially in a stalemate when a local diver tried to separate the two.

Snoop Dogg the Next Jeff Corwin? Maybe Not

Snoop hosting an animal show like a boss.

King Cobra and Reticulated Python Battle Caught on Video

Reticulated pythons are common prey items of the king cobra

Tennessee Aquarium Hatches 5 Endangered Beal’s-eyed Turtles

Beal’s-eyed turtles in the wild have declined rapidly in the last 15 years.

Uromastyx Lizard That Roamed the Earth 80 Million Years Ago Discovered in Brazil

Gueragama sulamericana lived in arid to desert environment during Late Cretaceous period

Another California Man Who Tried to Take Selfie With Rattlesnake Gets Bit

Alex Gomezes' mother shared his story so others would helpfully learn what she thought her son already knew.

Man Gives Up Beautiful Reticulated Python

A man in Vermont could no longer care for his snakes, so they were rescued by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.

Live (then dead) Lizards as Shock Props on Reality TV

Why does James Marsden chop the head off this lizard in Running Wild with Bear Grylls?

Red-bellied Black Snake Stuck in Beer Can

Staff at the Australian Reptile Park cut the can that a red-bellied black snake was stuck in.

New Robber Frog Discovered in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park

18 month expedition that began in June has yielded two more potential new herp species

Carl the Cranky Chameleon Belittles Viral Videos

Have you seen Carl pick apart these videos?

40 Desert Tortoises Up for Adoption in Arizona

Climate Change to Have Deadly Effects on North American Lizard Embryos

Plateau fence lizard embryos experience high mortality in the nest if temperatures reach 110 degrees Fahrenheit.

Florida Man Survives Coral Snake Bite

According to Newschannel 3, 52 people were bit by coral snakes in 2014

8 Meter Reticulated Python Captured in Bangkok

The python was measured and then released out of the city.

Is a Snake a Service Animal?

Man in Missouri claimed a snake around his neck was his service animal.

Video: Researchers Remove Plastic Drinking Straw From Sea Turtle’s Nostril

The world's oceans aren't a trash dump.

Snake Cafe Opens in Tokyo and its Not What You Think

Bearded Dragon Equipped with Lasers Zaps Kitten

Kitten freaks out when beardie showers it with lasers.

Researchers Discover New Frog Species From Western Ghats of India

The frog is commonly called a cricket frog or Fejervarya frog.

Two-headed Chinese Cobra Born at Snake Farm in China

Frog Tadpoles in 5 Countries Infected With Protist Disease

The parasitic disease is a single-celled microbe related to oyster parasites.

For the Sake of Reptiles and all Living Things, Put Litter in Its Place

Ecosurfers untangle a juvenile sea turtle from some floating garbage.

Judge to Hear if “Snake Infested” House Lawsuit Can Continue

Maryland couple is suing for $2 million over a $410,000 house purchase.

Fire Destroys Building at Armstrong Cricket Farm

The 1950s era building was destroyed by fire.

Tiny Frog Discovered High in the Andes Mountains of Peru

Noblella madreselva is from the family of so-called flesh belly frogs, Craugastoridae

Brazilian Scientists Discover World’s First Venomous Frogs

Two Brazilian frog species use spiked lips to deliver toxins to predators.

Mark O'Shea Discovers New Guinea Worm Eating Snake at Harvard University

The snake sat mislabeled at Harvard University for more than 40 years.

Researchers Find Two Albino Green Sea Turtle Hatchlings in Mozambique

Albino green sea turtles are not common, though several have surfaced around the world over the years.

Brazil Wants Possession of the Four-Legged Snake Fossil

Brazil has launched an investigation to determine if fossil was moved illegally.

Scientists Urge Immediate U.S. Ban on Importation of Asian Salamanders

Two North American salamander species are susceptible to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

Monocled Cobra Found Inside Luxury High Rise Euthanized

Police captured the venomous snake with a broom and a pillowcase.

Would You Poke a Reptile to Get the Photo You Want?

A Chinese photographer in Singapore poked a pit viper with a stick to get the shot he wanted.

New Frog Species Discovered in India

The frog, Indirana Salelkari is named after state ranger forest officer Prakash Salelkar.

Chiricahua Leopard Frog Habitat Must Be Protected, US Govt. Says

The Chiricahua leopard frog is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN

Anolis Lizards Have Remained Unchanged for 20 Million Years, Study Says

Anolis lizards have remained unchanged for 20 million years, study says

Federal Lawsuit Targets Police Use of Burmese Python in Alabama Jail

Inmate Trawick Redding told jail guards he is scared of snakes.

Did You Know that Blind Snakes Decapitate Their Prey?

The blind snake removes the head of termites before it eats them.

One Species of Frog has Morphed into a Species Complex with 5 Frogs

Odontobatrachus natator is actually five distinct species of frog.

New South African Lizard Species Named After David Attenborough

Platysaurus attenboroughi was discovered in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province

Four-Legged Fossil Snake Stirs The Evolutionary Pot

Tetrapodophis amplectus was discovered a few decades ago but it sat in a private collection out of the way of scientists

Boa Constrictors Restrict Blood Flow to Organs to Kill

San Diego Man Who Wanted Selfie With Rattlesnake Gets Bit with $153,161.25 Hospital Bill

Coral Snakes of the United States

English Teen Falls 100 feet Off Cliff, Gets Bit by Adder and Survives

Anaconda Video Garners Zero Nominations for Nicki Minaj

Removal of Sandstone Rock for Decorative Purposes Harms Australian Broad-headed Snake

Plains Garter Snake Treated For Skin Cancer in Ohio

Veiled Chameleon Tries to Catch Tiny Bubbles

Turtle Hospital of Florida Releases Aaron the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Monocled Cobra Found Dead Near Texas Hardware Store

Texas Police Looking For Monocled Cobra That Apparently Killed its Keeper

New Fossil Details Heavily Winged Raptor

Michael Strahan Instagrams New Nike Snakeskin Shoes, Hugh Jackman Responds in Kind

More Than 4,000 Critically Endangered Palawan Forest Turtles Rescued in the Philippines

San Francisco Zoo’s Baron’s Racer Found

2016 Python Challenge Slated for Florida

Florida Man Cited For Possessing Two Hatchling Loggerhead Sea Turtles

The Snake Farm and Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand

Squirrel Kills and Eats Snake in Texas

Restoration of Yellow-Legged Frog in Yosemite Could Take 10 Years

Baron’s Racer Missing From New Exhibit at San Francisco Zoo

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