Quantcast
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »News & Information

Chinese Giant Salamander Mucus More Effective At Sealing Wounds Than Many Medical Glues

The Chinese giant salamander is a critically endangered species but is farmed in China for food.
2019.06.19 03:35 PM

Woman Arrested In Florida For Harassing Sea Turtle Nest

Police and bystanders observed Yaqun Lu, from China poking and stomping on a sea turtle nest.
2019.06.18 03:10 PM

Snake Stowaway Lands In Hawaii Where Snakes Are Illegal

The hatchling snake was confirmed to be a southern black racer (Coluber constrictor priapus).
2019.06.14 02:23 PM

15 Eastern Indigo Snakes Released In Florida’s Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

The release is part of a 10 year effort to reintroduce the species into the wild.
2019.06.12 06:28 PM

Asian Water Dragon Born Via Parthenogenesis At Washington’s National Zoo

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo was the first to confirm facultative parthenogenesis in Asian water dragons.
2019.06.07 03:00 PM

Detroit Zoological Society Releases Close To 8,000 Puerto Rican Crested Toad Tadpoles

The toad is a critically endangered species native to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
2019.06.06 03:59 PM

Want To Intern In The Maldives To Help Sea Turtles? Read On!

The internship is two weeks and includes free room and board at the Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu resort.
2019.06.05 03:55 PM

Asian Elephant Tracks Are Ideal Breeding Sites For Frogs

Frog eggs and tadpoles were found in elephant tracks in Myanmar.
2019.06.04 10:14 PM

Two Central Texas Salamanders Need Federal Protection, Lawsuit Says

Both salamanders were given ESA protections in 2014 but the federal government failed to follow through.
2019.06.03 05:38 PM

Turtle Island Restoration Network May Sue Florida Power & Light Co. For Incidental Taking of Sea Turtles

The nuclear plant operator has a “biological opinion” from the fisheries service that allows the incidental take of sea turtles.
2019.05.31 06:32 PM

Family Of Bearded Dragon Stolen From New York Pet Shop Offers $1,000 Reward For Its Safe Return

Sandy was stolen from an Upper West Side pet shop.
2019.05.30 02:21 PM

Arizona Game and Fish Desert Tortoises Up For Adoption

Once a desert tortoise is placed in captivity, it cannot be released back into the wild.
2019.05.29 02:53 PM

New Rat Snake Species Discovered In Eurasia

The blotched rat snake is a large-bodied snake of the genus Elaphe.
2019.05.28 05:28 PM

Two Anaconda Born Via Parthenogenesis At New England Aquarium

Parthenogenesis occurs when a female gives birth without having been impregnated by a male.
2019.05.25 11:03 PM

Australia’s Grassland Earless Lizard Is Actually Four Distinct Species

The grassland earless dragon is an endangered lizard native to Australia
2019.05.24 03:08 PM

USFWS Proposes Neuse River Waterdog Salamander For ESA Protections

The Neuse River waterdog (Necturus lewisi) is a permanently aquatic salamander.
2019.05.23 02:19 PM

Tadpole Tail Regeneration Cells Discovered

Tadpoles can regenerate their tails after loss via cells in their skin.
2019.05.22 01:51 PM

Stray Russian Tortoise Gets Damaged Shell Fixed By San Diego Veterinarian

Teddy is now up for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society.
2019.05.21 03:29 PM

New Glass Frog Species Discovered And Described

The Guajira giant glass frog is native to a remote mountain in Colombia.
2019.05.20 03:50 PM

US Marines Control Raven Populations To Save California Desert Tortoises

The decline in Mojave desert tortoises is attributed to the increase in the raven population, according to the U.S. Marines.
2019.05.17 03:20 PM

After A Year Of Trying, An Asian Water Monitor Finally Caught In Florida

The Asian water monitor was first reported loose in October 2017.
2019.05.16 03:58 PM

Exotic Rescue In Florida Wants Savannah Monitor Returned

Peaches was taken from her temporary home May 6.
2019.05.15 06:15 PM

Florida Box Turtle Walks Again With Help From Custom Wheelchair

Scoot Reeves walking with his new wheelchair.
2019.05.15 09:36 AM

Fang Facts of Vipers, Elapids, and Colubrids

Fangs developed a series of times to give us some of the most venomous predators of the planet.
2019.05.15 06:44 AM
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Cast Your Vote

What is the average amount you spend per year on your herp’s veterinary care (including medication)?



 

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags