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USFWS Sued For Failing To Protect Siskiyou Mountains Salamander

The Siskiyou Mountains salamander lives in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southern Oregon and northern California.
2019.04.22 06:22 PM

Last Known Female Yangtze Giant Soft-Shell Turtle Has Died

Zoo officials have been trying to breed China Girl since 2009.
2019.04.18 12:11 PM

Asian Parasites Found In Burmese Pythons Killing Native Florida Snakes

The Asian parasite Raillietiella orientalis, has found its way, via the invasive Burmese python, into Florida-native snakes.
2019.04.16 12:17 PM

Released Texas Horned Lizard Hatchlings Survive Winter

Three of the 10 lizards released were found in good condition.
2019.04.11 09:20 AM

Three-toed Skink Gives Birth To Live Young And Lays Eggs

The lizard is bimodally reproductive, which means it can give birth to live young and lay eggs.
2019.04.07 07:38 PM

Albino Anoles Created At The University Of Georgia

Through gene editing, scientists were able to cause albinism in brown anole lizards.
2019.04.06 08:28 AM

Kangaroo Rats Use Their Long Legs To Kick Rattlesnakes When Attacked

The kangaroo rats can also reorient their body in mid-air to escape rattlesnake bites.
2019.03.30 10:35 PM

Commercial Wild Turtle Trapping Ban Sought For Maryland

Common snapping turtles can be caught in unlimited amounts in the state of Maryland.
2019.03.27 01:59 PM

Surveillance Footage Shows Man Taking Ball Python From Michigan Pet Store

This man is wanted by police in Rockwood, Michigan for allegedly stealing a ball python from I Love My Pets.
2019.03.26 04:03 PM

Olive Sea Snake Senses Light Through Its Tail, Avoiding Predation, Study Says

The discovery is seen as a defense mechanism against predators.
2019.03.20 03:47 PM

Florida FWC Seeks Assistance In Turtle Die-Off Mystery

The turtles have been dying in and near the St. Johns River since March 2018.
2019.03.19 03:47 PM

Bsal Fungus Not Found In The United Kingdom’s Wild Newt Population

Amphibian owners are urged to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations.
2019.03.13 03:12 PM

Researchers Discover New Species Of Stiletto Snake

Branch's stiletto snake has fangs that jut out the side of its mouth, researchers say.
2019.03.11 04:22 PM

Nature Conservancy Acquires Texas Beach To Protect Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles

More than 6,000 acres of Kemp's ridley nesting sites will be protected.
2019.03.08 01:57 PM

Gila Monster May Just Become Utah State Reptile

Students studying the reptile hope that their efforts pay off and the governor signs the house bill into law.
2019.03.07 02:21 PM

Massachusetts Students Get Involved In Blanding’s Turtle Conservation

Students at Weston High School in Massachusetts captive breed and then release Blanding's turtles.
2019.03.01 03:46 PM

Amphibians And The Fishless Ponds Of Florida

2019.01.26 08:03 AM

800 Flapshell Turtles Confiscated In India

The Indian flapshell turtle (Lissemys punctata) is a relatively small species that is hardy, durable and adaptable.
2019.01.07 06:18 PM

Snake That Ate Ping Pong Ball And Survived Surgery Released Back Into Wild

In addition to eating rodents such as rats, rat snakes also consume eggs.
2019.01.07 02:35 PM

Idaho Science Teacher Found Not Guilty In Snapping Turtle Case

Crosland didn't have a permit to possess the snapping turtle, and it was euthanized.
2019.01.07 01:33 PM

New Treefrog Species Discovered In Ecuador

Hyloscirtus hillisi is a dark mottled brown in coloration with tiny yellow spots found on its front and hind legs.
2019.01.03 01:12 PM

Idaho Science Teacher To Stand Trial In Snapping Turtle Case

The snapping turtle was euthanized as the teacher didn't have a permit to keep it.
2019.01.02 12:54 PM

Reptiles In England’s Hankley Common Receive 110 Hectares of Protected Space

The protected land will total more than 200 hectares by the end of 2019.
2018.12.31 05:10 PM

Aussie Farmer Records Cane Toads Hitching Ride On Olive Python

Paul Mock was out lowering his dam's spillway when he happened upon the most unusual sight.
2018.12.31 02:08 PM
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