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Vets Save Cottonmouth. She Throws Up Two Garter Snakes And A Leopard Frog

Veterinarians at Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation in Frisco, NC were in for a big surprise, well three actually, when the cottonmouth snake (Agkistrodon piscivorus) they were treating regurgitated its meal(s) while it was under anesthesia. The large venomous snake, which…

50 of 400 Endangered Pickersgill’s Reed Frogs Released In South Africa

Approximately 50 of 400 Pickersgill’s reed frogs were released into South Africa’s Buffeldraai, KwaZulu-Natal earlier this week. The release, which was a joint partnership with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, The Endangered Wildlife Trust and the South African Biodiversity Institute, was the…

New Limits In Effect On Native Herp Possession In South Carolina

The state of South Carolina has announced new limits on the possession, collection and transfer of the state's native reptiles and amphibians. The law, which was made effective October 19, 2020 is designed to protect the native species from over…

Researchers Rediscover Malagasy Chameleon After 100 Years

Researchers from Madagascar and Germany announced that they rediscovered the Malagasy chameleon (Furcifer voeltzkowi) after the species virtually disappeared more than 100 years ago. According to the researchers, the original description of the reptile was from a single male in…

Invasive Lizards Adapting To Florida’s Cold Weather

  When extreme cold snaps hit south Florida in the winter, the sight of cold-stunned lizards is a common occurrence. Every year the temperatures drop, so do the invasive reptiles. Right off their perches. Researchers have now concluded that six…

Three Ball Pythons Abandoned In Pennsylvania Town

Police in Middletown Township, PA were called to a residence in Levittown after a four foot long ball python was found in a man's garage. And after police took possession of this ball python, two more were found nearby in…

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Vets Save Cottonmouth. She Throws Up Two Garter Snakes And A Leopard Frog

Veterinarians at Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation in Frisco, NC were in for a big surprise, well three actually, when the cottonmouth snake (Agkistrodon piscivorus) they were treating regurgitated its meal(s) while it was under anesthesia. The large venomous snake, which…

50 of 400 Endangered Pickersgill’s Reed Frogs Released In South Africa

Approximately 50 of 400 Pickersgill’s reed frogs were released into South Africa’s Buffeldraai, KwaZulu-Natal earlier this week. The release, which was a joint partnership with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, The Endangered Wildlife Trust and the South African Biodiversity Institute, was the…

New Limits In Effect On Native Herp Possession In South Carolina

The state of South Carolina has announced new limits on the possession, collection and transfer of the state's native reptiles and amphibians. The law, which was made effective October 19, 2020 is designed to protect the native species from over…

Researchers Rediscover Malagasy Chameleon After 100 Years

Researchers from Madagascar and Germany announced that they rediscovered the Malagasy chameleon (Furcifer voeltzkowi) after the species virtually disappeared more than 100 years ago. According to the researchers, the original description of the reptile was from a single male in…

Invasive Lizards Adapting To Florida’s Cold Weather

  When extreme cold snaps hit south Florida in the winter, the sight of cold-stunned lizards is a common occurrence. Every year the temperatures drop, so do the invasive reptiles. Right off their perches. Researchers have now concluded that six…

Three Ball Pythons Abandoned In Pennsylvania Town

Police in Middletown Township, PA were called to a residence in Levittown after a four foot long ball python was found in a man's garage. And after police took possession of this ball python, two more were found nearby in…

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