Killer the boa constrictor ate the towel while eating a rat.
Study authors say loss of predator pressure by kingsnakes lets copperhead populations grow.
The new marsupial frog, Gastrotheca dysprosita hails from the Cerro Barro Negro mountain in Peru.
Neonate loggerhead sea turtles shelter in Sargassum and drift with the North Atlantic Subtropical gyre.
Barrier range dragon may be restricted to rocky habitats.
Florida has the most sea turtle nesting sites in the United States.
Python struggles with crocodile more than four hours until croc succumbs.
The two babies mark the first time Gila monsters were born in Europe.
Green tree pythons and emerald tree boas can be kept as pets.
Frog docents will warn hikers not to trample frog breeding grounds in Marin County, Calif.
Resident ran over the snake and turned it over to Galapagos National Park staff.
More than 100 lizards seen in the wild in Hillsborough County.
Salado and Georgetown salamanders of Texas get Endangered Species Act Protections
Manú National Park in Peru is home to 287 species of reptiles and amphibians.
Scientists document the first acoustical and statistical analysis of the frog calls of Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis
Tea Party candidate likens Mitch McConnell to Cecil the Tortoise.
Preacher Jamie Coots had been bitten nine previous times by rattlesnakes.
The fossil shows a snake in the midst of preying on a titanosaur before sediment covers the nest.
California herp rescue teams up with area reptile vendors to help rescued ball pythons.
The Eastern indigo snake has been listed as a threatened species in the state since 1978.
USARK Lacey Act Update to December 2013 complaint.
County officials in Kansas say the snake mitigation efforts are too costly.
Water district workers in South Florida capture and kill a 17-foot, 8 inch Burmese python.
Vague ordinance led council to rewrite the code.
Lizards of the family Gekkonidae dominate the Qatari landscape.
The tortoises were previously kept as pets and cannot be returned to the wild.
Beelzebufo may have been a voracious little dinosaur eater, or not.
First public hearing is February 4, 2014
The paradise flying snake's body is flattened as it glides through the air.
IBD Blood Test Developed for Pythons and Boas
More than 300 pythons found in California man's home.
Lawmakers want five more constricting snakes added to ban.
Three rehabilitated sea turtles were released by Sea Turtles 911.
There are just three populations of the northern cricket frog in New York.
When túngara frogs call out to find a mate, bats sense it.
The Blanding's turtle is on the CITES list of protected species.
Thomas Cobb, who last year was fighting for the right to keep his collection of more than 25 boa constrictors, has left Cottonwood Heights, Utah
Fort Myers pizza parlor offers up an exotic pizza with python, alligator, and froglegs.
Center for Biological Diversity is suing USFWS to get protections for these southwestern U.S. herps.
The Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ opens a frog exhibit featuring more than 20 frog species.
It is hoped that GPS data will be used by fisheries to avoid leatherback turtle bycatch.
California red-legged frogs haven't been seen in Santa Monica Mountains in more than 40 years.
Study confirms Darwin's notion that island prey animals are tamer than mainland counterparts.
Mike the Reptile Guy in Abbotsford , B.C. is looking for a larger facility for his rescue
Boa constrictor lives two months in woman's couch.
Coon Rapids snake breeder's appeal not heard by Minnesoty Supreme Court.
SFD is now present in 10 states in the eastern and midwestern United States
Guard was attempting to remove the snake when he was killed.
The Blanding's turtle enjoys more protections in Canada.
Three lizard species of the genus Liolaemus discovered in Peru.
USARK files suit against the U.S. Department of the Interior
Scrub python spotted trying to survive on wing of plane bound for Papua New Guinea.
Bonus content from the April 2011 REPTILES magazine article "Rethinking Reptile Lighting" by Shane Bagnall.
Scientists move 40 Litoria lorica to new location four kilometers from only known area in which the frogs can be found.
Wright wrote more than 300 articles on exotic animal care and husbandry during a 25 year span as a veterinarian.
There are no native land snakes in Hawaii and keeping them is illegal.
What do the new listings mean to herp owners?
Northern and southern African rock pythons, and the yellow anaconda to be banned, others considered.
Elaphe mandarina was found after the jet landed from a Singapore flight.
Man also cited for keeping two Burmese pythons, which are illegal to keep in Shirley, NY.
Cyclura collei is the first successful hatching of the species at the institute.
Ex Animal Planet host charged with selling Iranian desert monitors to undercover USFWS agents
Several Bay area homes burglarized by snakes of the human kind.
Pesticide is found in 75 percent of stream water and 40 percent of all groundwater tested in a study.
California's Department of Fish and Wildlife lacks resources to enforce turtle ban law.
Petition launched on MoveOn.org to stop a federal plan to euthanize remaining tortoises.
YouTube video shows juvenile Mali uromastyx come out of his hide to get a belly rub.
Scientists unsure how virus infected the turtles.
PIJAC asking Californians to support Assembly Bill 339
Snake was housed in enclosure where children were visiting friends.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration will no longer destroy viable turtle eggs and small turtles.
Reptile was euthanized due to age-related complications.
Employees both bitten in leg by Varanus komodoensis.
UC San Francisco medical doctor researching portable neostigmine nasal spray for snakebites.
Cyrtodactylus kingsadai is the 25th species discovered in the Southeast Asian nation since 1997.
Meet Baru, the giant saltwater crocodile now on view at the Toledo Zoo.
President Phil Goss meets with House and Senate congressional members to express opposition to USFWS efforts on Lacey Act
The leatherback sea turtle rescue was in violation of the Endangered Species Act.
Gopherus agassizii also gets 1,245 acres for habitat.
The lizard is believed to be from the genus Anolis and is a complete animal.
A South Florida woman left her snake in the car, which which required a trip to the dealership.
DEEP and Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation will hold interactive program July 24 at Stratton Brook State Park.
The city's Independence Day organizers will reassess if a turtle race will be held in 2014.
Pseudemys texana, named Thelma and Louise have two heads on one body.
Photographer Mark Laita captures some of the world's most beautiful snakes in striking poses.
Co-author of The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America caught with five Peruvian pit vipers and two Colubrid snakes.
Bearded dragon was stolen/recovered along with model's Lexus in San Diego.
Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation and the University of Western Australia develop iPhone app that enables you to tell the difference.
Some say proposal to protect Caretta caretta goes too far while others say it does not go far enough.
Woman is hopeful her bearded dragon will be mounted soon.
New study points to Eunotosaurus africanus as first reptile to have anatomy to support a shell.
Residents demanded that the council revoke any exotic animal permits granted to Thomas Cobb.
Chlamydosaurus kingii color details fighting capability of frilled lizards.
Mark Rubinstein finds gold pendant at site of Eastern Airlines and ValueJet plane crashes in Florida Everglades.
Bothriechis guifarroi was named after slain Honduran environmentalist Mario Guifarro.
Willis killed what appears to be a gopher snake that was in his house.