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Zoo Miami’s Two Endangered Cuban Crocodiles Sedated To Determine If They Ate Plastic Bottle

Zoo Miami’s Two Endangered Cuban Crocodiles Sedated To Determine If They Ate Plastic Bottle

Last week, Zoo Miami's pair of endangered Cuban crocodiles (Crocodylus rhombifer) were sedated after a report from patrons that a plastic bottle fell [...]
Blood Python Care And Husbandry

Blood Python Care And Husbandry

Updated January 30, 2023 In our minds, blood pythons are the ideal captive for the serious python enthusiast. They’re gorgeous, they’re good-sized [...]
Leonardo DiCaprio Names New Snake Species After His Mother

Leonardo DiCaprio Names New Snake Species After His Mother

Researchers have discovered five arboreal snake species in the jungles of South America and Leonardo DiCaprio and Brian Sheth of Nature and Culture In [...]
Nuevo Leon Kingsnake Care Sheet

Nuevo Leon Kingsnake Care Sheet

Most of the available captive bred Nuevo Leon kingsnakes are many generations removed from the wild due to the laws protecting their importation into [...]
California Kingsnake Care Sheet

California Kingsnake Care Sheet

Care sheet for the California kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula californiae). [...]
Two-Headed Snake Born In Australia Euthanized

Two-Headed Snake Born In Australia Euthanized

A two-headed carpet python (Morelia sp) that hatched this week in Australia has been euthanized after an examination by a veterinarian at the The Unus [...]
Milwaukee County Zoo Welcomes Olive The Green Anaconda

Milwaukee County Zoo Welcomes Olive The Green Anaconda

A green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) that previously lived at the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, WI has been moved to the Milwaukee County Zoo, after the [...]
Boa Constrictor Care Sheet

Boa Constrictor Care Sheet

Expert tips on caring for the Colombian boa constrictor. [...]
California Desert Tortoise Mojave Maxine To Emerge From Burrow, Signaling Spring

California Desert Tortoise Mojave Maxine To Emerge From Burrow, Signaling Spring

Mojave Maxine, the California desert tortoise equivalent of groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, has not yet ended her brumation, but followers of her are eag [...]
FWC’s Operation Viper Leads To 8 Arrests For Prohibited And Venomous Snake Trafficking

FWC’s Operation Viper Leads To 8 Arrests For Prohibited And Venomous Snake Trafficking

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Division of Law Enforcement has filed charges against eight people for trafficking in venomous [...]
Evolutionary Tree Of Elapoidea Snakes Reconstructed

Evolutionary Tree Of Elapoidea Snakes Reconstructed

Researchers with the University of Helsinki have reconstructed the evolutionary tree of snakes of the superfamily Elapoidea. "Snakes are not just d [...]
Amphibian Foundation Sets Up Copperhead Snake Rescue and Advocacy  Program

Amphibian Foundation Sets Up Copperhead Snake Rescue and Advocacy Program

The Amphibian Foundation, an Atlanta, Georgia-based nonprofit organization, hosts a hotline to save copperhead snakes. Atlantans who believe they have [...]
Toadzilla Cane Toad Found In Australia

Toadzilla Cane Toad Found In Australia

Conway National Park rangers in Australia last week removed a massive cane toad from the wild that weighed an estimated 5 lbs. The rangers were conduc [...]
Venomous Coral Snake Successfully Operated for Pentastome Parasites Is OCIC Ambassador

Venomous Coral Snake Successfully Operated for Pentastome Parasites Is OCIC Ambassador

The venomous coral snake that was operated on earlier this month to remove the parasitic pentastome Raillietiella orientalis is an ambassador to the O [...]
New 2023 CITES Herp Listings

New 2023 CITES Herp Listings

Did you know that your pet herp may be a species of protected wildlife? Many exotic reptiles and amphibians are protected under CITES, also known as t [...]
Ball Python Surrendered To Honolulu Zoo

Ball Python Surrendered To Honolulu Zoo

A ball python (Python regius) was surrendered to the Honolulu Zoo January 11 by a person who says it was found in Kahalu’u, which is on the North Shor [...]
Emotional Support Boa Constrictor Denied Boarding On Airplane In Tampa, FL

Emotional Support Boa Constrictor Denied Boarding On Airplane In Tampa, FL

A woman who last week tried to bring her boa constrictor onto a plane in her carry on baggage was flagged by the Transportation Security Administratio [...]
Dwarf Boa New To Science Discovered In Ecuador’s Upper Amazon Basin

Dwarf Boa New To Science Discovered In Ecuador’s Upper Amazon Basin

Researchers have discovered and described a new species of dwarf boa of the family Tropidophiidae living high in the cloud forests of northeastern Ecu [...]
Two Teens Arrested In Oregon Reptile Store Theft

Two Teens Arrested In Oregon Reptile Store Theft

The woman was charged with first degree theft and second degree burglary and was taken to the Deschutes County Jail. The juvenile was arrested on char [...]
The Top 10 ReptilesMagazine Website Stories For 2022

The Top 10 ReptilesMagazine Website Stories For 2022

Consistently over the years the No. 1 story of the year is 5 Great Beginner Pet Snakes. This story has performed exceptionally well ever since it was [...]
16 Foot Reticulated Python Stolen In Texas Last July Reunited With Owner

16 Foot Reticulated Python Stolen In Texas Last July Reunited With Owner

The owner was visiting the city from Dallas when someone broke into his car and stole the snake, named Snow. [...]
Scales The Bearded Dragon Makes Family Christmas Card But Not Murphy The Pug

Scales The Bearded Dragon Makes Family Christmas Card But Not Murphy The Pug

My humans forgot to include me in this year's holiday card, but I assure you that I'm alive and well. Pugs and kisses to you this holiday season. [...]
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