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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

House Geckos Can Walk On Water, Researchers Show In Video

Asian house geckos run across water at about the same speed they run across land.
2018.12.26 06:58 PM

Trump Administration Sued For Failing To Protect Two Garter Snake Species

The northern Mexican garter snake and the narrow-headed garter snake were give Endangered Species Act protections in 2014.
2018.12.26 12:50 PM

New Snake Species Discovered Inside The Stomach Of Another Snake

A Central American coral snake consumed Cenaspis aenigma, a previously undescribed snake species.
2018.12.21 05:38 PM

Scuba Anole Stays Submerged For 16 Minutes

Ecologist Lindsey Swierk believes the temporary bubble on top of the aquatic anole's head enables it to breathe underwater.
2018.12.21 04:43 PM

Texas Ends Conservation Plan For Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

Much of the dunes sagebrush lizard's habitat is found in oil- rich west Texas.
2018.12.20 06:12 PM

18-Foot Burmese Python Removed From Florida Everglades

The snake is the third largest captured in the state.
2018.12.20 03:08 PM

Several Released Texas Horned Lizards Survived Into Brumation

10 Texas horned lizards were tagged for tracking. One has since buried itself for the winter.
2018.12.19 04:07 PM

Newly Discovered Amphibian Named After Donald Trump

The 10cm-long amphibian is named Dermophis donaldtrumpi.
2018.12.19 01:55 PM

Reptile Lovers To Open Snake Yoga Studio In Canada

The $60 class will offer the basics of handling a snake and a yoga flow class with a snake partner.
2018.12.19 09:54 AM

Horned Marsupial Frog Rediscovered In Ecuador After Missing Since 2005

The frog is in danger of becoming extinct because the area in which it lives faces the highest rate of deforestation in the country.
2018.12.17 06:14 PM

Fence Lizards Rapidly Adapt To Avoid Invasive Fire Ants

Fence lizards have evolved to twitch and flee from fire ants over the course of the last 40 lizard generations.
2018.12.17 12:42 PM

ANA TO Fly Green Sea Turtle Themed Airplane

The All Nippon Airways Hawaiian Honu Airbus A380 is one of three scheduled to fly from Tokyo to Honolulu.
2018.12.14 04:06 PM

Study Finds Microplastics In All Seven Marine Turtle Species

Large pieces of plastic degrade in the ocean and become microplastic. It does not go away.
2018.12.14 02:23 PM

Possible Largest Gopher Tortoise On Record Found In Florida

The male tortoise weighs 33 pounds and has a 17.3-inch carapace.
2018.12.12 07:58 PM

Hognose Snake Doesn't Play Dead Anymore

North American hognose snakes go all out to sell their death act by opening their mouths and rolling their tongues in the dirt.
2018.12.12 05:34 PM

Texas Firefighters Save Several Snakes And Lizards From House Fire

It is suspected that a Christmas tree caused the blaze.
2018.12.12 12:30 PM
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