Tadpoles of certain frog and toads have been observed feeding on mosquito larvae, but not necessarily the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
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Estimates put 800 to 1,200 people in jeopardy of losing their pet snakes.
“Look at that face look at that face? Why his face all black like that? Cube’s about to die!”
The snakes are presumed to be pets at one point
The radiated tortoise has been missing since February 1
It is illegal in Riverside, Calif. to dump dead pets in the regular trash.
The vendor claimed that they were modified like GloFish when it is obvious they were painted.
It is hoped that assisted reproductive technology can help bolster wild populations of the Eastern Hellbender Salamander.
Tegus can maintain their internal body temperatures from 4 to 10°C higher than their burrows
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Horned frogs are known to have painful bites.
The little hatchling became a sensation on Facebook
Franky’s treefrog was rediscovered by accident by renowned biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju
Rickman lended his voice to help Save the Children
Newfoundland dogs are great swimming dogs who work as rescue dogs.
The woman purchased a ball python and placed it in her husband's bedroom in an effort to exact revenge.
Xenopus laevis can regenerate functional joints after amputation.
The red-eared slider was given up by its owners and the Pennsylvania SPCA is considering whether to file charges.
The sea snake most likely got caught in the cooler waters off the coast.
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Only 1 of the 12 snakes survived.
Girl's brother tried to prank his sister but she got the last laugh.
A small chameleon species has a tongue that can go from 0 to 60 mph in a hundredth of a second.
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Florida has been marred by venomous snake escapes the last several months.
Puff adders employ chemical crypsis to hide in plain sight.
Prisoner finds a frog in the prison yard and releases him when he got out.
The short-nose sea snake and the leaf-scaled sea snake were discovered in unexpected locales in Australia.
The Indian cobra was severely dehydrated when it was captured by Bronx Zoo herpetologists.
The Frontenac Mall in St. Louis has a pet friendly Santa Claus.
Vladmir kept several venomous snakes, including a green mamba, a red spitting cobra and the king cobra that killed him.
DNA, voice recordings, CT scanning of internal anatomy, and chromosome analysis determined the species were new to science.
The boy has been charged with burglary and criminal mischief and possibly animal cruelty.
Iggy pop is being cared for until a suitable home is found for him.
A woman has cared for more than 100 reptiles over the years.
Spur-thighed tortoises cannot be sold in England without an Article 10 licens
The artwork is uncanny.
A Mediterranean house gecko stowaway made a boy's dream come true last Christmas.
Two veiled chameleons seized were the property of a paying customer and she wants them back.
Dendropsophus bromeliaceus is found in bromeliad plants filled with rainwater.
Please reduce your use of plastic items that are "disposable."
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The woman who took the photo hoped that the blue-tongue would have been released by the snake.
Aaron Culling buys sea turtles from meat markets and releases them.
Was the Maryland house snake infested?
Feds claim the shoes were made with dog-faced water snakes, an endangered species.
Acting on a tip, the Calgary Humane Society seized 300+ reptiles, amphibians and arachnids.
Synophis zaheri has large bulging black eyes.
Kobe Bryant's last regular season game takes place in Atlanta, GA
Concrete ditches help prevent turtles from getting stuck in the switch track on a Japanese train track.
It is suggested that coloration plays a role in aggressiveness of strawberry poison frogs.
A man who failed to back up his data sues Apple for resetting his iPhone and wins.
Tortoise was taken during burglary and recovered.
The striped legless lizard is under assault from urban development, clearing of grasslands and a host of other factors
Kai Xu had 51 live turtles in his possession when he was caught trying to cross into Canada.
Snakes lost their legs when they started to live and hunt in burrows.
Plastic is literally choking the world’s ocean inhabitants.
The genome data will be freely available to researchers around the world.
Auto company is looking into gecko toes to build a more environmentally friendly adhesive.
Skitzo killed the snake and luckily the snake didn't inject any venom.
Exotic snakes are euthanized in Australia
The snakes were already described between 1872 and 1911.
Would you spring for one of these designs or add another morph to your collection?
Plastic bags and plastic pollution kills and maims hundreds of thousands of reptiles and other animals every year.
The Baw Baw frog is critically endangered and is currently known in just a single locality in Australia.
The controversial chemical Virkon was used to clear Mallorcan midwife toad ponds of the Chytrid fungus.
This snake wanted an easy fish dinner.
Owner apparently lied to FWC officers and doctored paperwork relating to the snake.
The fungus in snake fungal disease is Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola
Although not as popular in the pet trade as its larger cousin, the tiger salamander (A. tigrinum), the spotted salamander is an equally impressive animal
The Hermann’s tortoise is valued at around $520 and the store owner wants in back.
The Texas man was a lifelong reptile lover who apparently had suicidal ideations.
Leatherback sea turtles primarily eat jellyfish and plastic tends to look like jellyfish in the ocean.
Man was extremely lucky he didn't get bit by the Eastern brown snake.
Airplane Repo star may loses his venomous reptiles after his king cobra escaped its enclosure.
Two Australian water dragons and a freshwater turtle were killed by vandals.
This invasive python got eaten by an alligator
Four Japanese giant salamanders from a sister zoo in Japan are now at the Honolulu Zoo.
Here is just a sampling of the exotic lizards in the hobby.
The monocled cobra was about 5 feet in length and was found 200 yards from where it was reported.
The enzyme Cyp27c1 helps amphibians see above and below the water
Timonya annae was a small amphibian but it had fangs and gills
A desert horned viper was spotted in the Küre Mountains National Park in Turkey.
There are still new and interesting facts to uncover about reptiles.
One thing is certain. Both snakes were dead when the photo was taken.
Dakotaraptor steini was a massive 16 feet in length.
Schmidt was killed by a boomslang snake bite in 1957
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The electric blue gecko is dwindling in its native habitat.