The black pine snake is a subspecies of pine snake that isn't seen too often in the wild.
The ordinance should be more humane with regard to enclosure requirements.
This is the first instance in which the worms were found in reptile eggs.
The non-venomous colubrid is also known as the eel moccasin.
The turtle ingested more than 100 pieces of plastic.
The corn snake morphs are beautiful and can be adopted, not abandoned.
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A total of 13 ball pythons were abandoned. One has since died.
The loss of amphibians is having a negative cascade effect up and down the food web.
The bill, if signed into law, would affect thousands of jobs in a $100-million-a-year business.
The tortoise will be part of a breeding program to bolster the population of the Pinta Island tortoise.
Proteus anguinus does not move very far during its lifetime, which can reach 100 years.
Thirty to 40 percent of the frogs in the program survived the fires.
The green treefrog, despite being bitten by the coastal taipan snake, is apparently healthy and will be released February 7.
Diamondback terrapins get caught in crab pots and drown, turtle experts say.
After 10 minutes of CPR, the lizard was able to breathe on its own.
The boa constrictor has not yet found its owner.
The zoo is hoping to establish a robust breeding program for the species.
The turtle, which is doing better, expelled more than 13 grams of plastic from its digestive system.
The longest python was 12-foot, 7.3-inch, the heaviest python was 62-pounds, and the most pythons captured by an individual was 8.
Pygmy blue-tongued lizards spend nearly all of their lives underground, in burrows constructed by trapdoor spiders.
Researchers say that snakes were the likely cause of transmission to human, but others dispute that notion.
A little mineral oil and a bit of elbow grease helped safely remove this eastern fence lizard from a glue trap.
Researchers with Auburn University captured a young, 27-inch eastern indigo snake believed to be the offspring of captive bred specimens.
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The Pearl River map turtle and the Pascagoula map turtle are only known to inhabit two river systems in Mississippi and Louisiana.
The Texas horned lizard is in decline in much of the state of Texas. It is illegal to possess this species.
The reptile was given oxygen by several respondents.
Liurana vallecula, has a snout-to-vent length of 20.4 mm, a reddish brown body coloration with dark brown streaks and a marbled pattern on the top of its head.
Diego was returned back to the wild on Española Island.
Reptiles and amphibians would be better protected under a proposed law in South Carolina.
Hopefully the snake makes a full recovery after the ordeal, and people learn to manage their trash effectively.
The yellow-headed water monitor, the white-headed water monitor, and the marbled water monitor are endemic to the Philippines.
The Dorrance Family Foundation’s Animals of the Sierra Nevada Grant Program will help in the recovery of these amphibians.
The alpine bog skink (Pseudemoia cryodroma) is already listed as endangered and the southern grass skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) is only found in areas that have burned.
The species is listed as federally endangered in the states of Georgia and Florida.
Once sea turtles hatch, they head straight to the ocean.
The tortoise knocked over a heat lamp, which caused a fire.
Dendromaia unamakiensis was found in Nova Scotia was a Varanopid, an extinct family of animals that resembled monitor lizards.
Police want to speak with owner who left the reptiles.
Florida sea turtle license plate grant money helped to purchase this transport van that will be used to help move stranded or otherwise injured sea turtles.
Two-headed snakes are rare, but not uncommon.
The Peaks of Otter salamander lives in just a 12 mile area of Virginia.
The king's skink is a very large lizard native to Australia.
Always wash your hands before and after handling a pet reptile or feeder rodents.
The foothill yellow-legged frog was once widespread throughout much of Northern and Central California and down to Southern California.
The Puerto Rican crested toad is listed as critically endangered by the IUCN.
The Georgia DNR estimates about 2,000 gopher tortoises live on the conservation land.
The ordinance should make it safer for residents and the reptiles.
The Burmese python is well established in the Florida Everglades.
This marks the first time the zoo has successfully hatched the species.
Tortoises were able to select specific colored balls nine years after they were trained to bite it.
J.W. Mitchell High School in Florida posted on Twitter, a classroom of students dissecting a synthetic frog.
It is hoped that a plan will help to protect the country's native lizards and snakes.
The researchers use non-invasive techniques to measure and identify sea turtles.
The sea turtle drone footage is absolutely incredible.
Perentie monitor lizards are the fourth largest Varanus lizard in the world and are known for their beautiful skin pattern.
The two baby loggerheads will be released next year.
A very well preserved fossil of Najash rionegrina, enabled paleontologists to reassess the timeline of limbs on snakes.
The Russian legless lizard was born this year after three years of attempts to successfully breed the species. It is not on display at the aquarium.
The Chinese Big-headed Turtle is an endangered species, one of 49 turtle species living within the Irrawaddy-Salween-Mekong Turtle Region. Scientists have newly identified this region as a high conservation priority.
The Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle faces threats from the illegal pet trade.
Turtle Island Restoration Network is a finalist for the best non-profit organization award from Galveston.com
The hellbender salamander does well in Pennsylvania due to the state's clean water, rocky stream bottoms and abundance of crayfish.
The little frog has to deal with a double-edged sword just to find a mate.
The tiny frog is the smallest amphibian in the Hong Kong Territories.
Both species are listed as threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource
The study found that the RCV-Z2 ranaviruses can quickly infect amphibian populations
The California kingsnake infected with snake fungal disease was euthanized.
Tom Rahill and the Swamp Apes Team removed the SFWMD's 1,000 snake, a 9 feet, five inch specimen.
"We need as many frog calls recorded this year as possible in order to build our database and compare year-on-year information."
The turtles were rehabilitated before they were released.
The change in diet caused these lizards to become less healthy.
Seven snorkeling grandmothers helped researchers discovered a healthy population of greater sea snakes near a popular swimming beach.
Australian water rats have learned how to kill and eat invasive cane toads without getting poisoned.
The woman did not have the permits to export the reptiles nor did she declare them to a U.S. official, the indictment claims.
The six gecko species were living in plain sight, thought to be a single species.
The amphibian is known to live in 11 locations that are also home to the venomous snake, and the coloration and patterns they share are uncanny.
In this experimental study, there will be two main hypotheses tested.
The coral snake was trying to eat the rat snake when a wasp decided to disrupt it.
The investigation concluded that the poachers took more than 4,000 turtles from the wild illegally and sold them over a six month period
Lab studies have shown the fungus cannot survive in temperatures above 29 degrees celsius, but researchers found the fungus surviving in frogs living in temperatures that surpass that threshold.
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.