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What Is Up With New Jersey And “Large” Snakes On The Loose?

What Is Up With New Jersey And “Large” Snakes On The Loose?

What is up with New Jersey and "large" snakes these past few weeks? First it was the as yet unfound and seemingly non-existent green anacond [...]
Two-Headed Turtle Thelma And Louise Dies

Two-Headed Turtle Thelma And Louise Dies

Last summer I reported on the birth of Thelma and Louise, a two-headed Texas river cooter (Pseudemys texana) that came into the world at the San Anton [...]

Mass Die Off Of Wood Frog Tadpoles Concerns Scientist

A mass die off of wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) in a half-acre pond in Brunswick, Maine has caused concern for the scientist who owns the pond. E [...]
Lake Hopatcong Anaconda An Urban Legend

Lake Hopatcong Anaconda An Urban Legend

We reported a few weeks ago (Read story here) about the green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) that was allegedly swimming in New Jersey's La [...]
Biologists Release California Red-Legged Frog Tadpoles Into Santa Monica Mountains

Biologists Release California Red-Legged Frog Tadpoles Into Santa Monica Mountains

About 850 tadpoles were released into two streams in the Santa Monica Mountains. [...]
USFWS To Analyze Potential Impact Of Pesticides On Amphibians

USFWS To Analyze Potential Impact Of Pesticides On Amphibians

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will analyze certain pesticides on their impact on wildlife in the United States [...]
Gecko Sex Satellite Loses Control With Russia's Mission Control

Gecko Sex Satellite Loses Control With Russia's Mission Control

Comedian John Oliver has implored President Putin to #GoGetThoseGeckos [...]
How Do Alaskan Wood Frogs Freeze And Thaw?

How Do Alaskan Wood Frogs Freeze And Thaw?

Alaskan wood frogs can freeze and thaw due to sugar buildup in their bodies. [...]
Urban Legend? Is There Any Evidence Of A Green Anaconda Swimming In New Jersey’s Lake Hopatcong?

Urban Legend? Is There Any Evidence Of A Green Anaconda Swimming In New Jersey’s Lake Hopatcong?

The green anaconda can grow to more than 20 feet in length and is considered the heaviest snake in the world. [...]
Iowa Snake Breeder’s Application For Home-Based Business Permit Denied By City

Iowa Snake Breeder’s Application For Home-Based Business Permit Denied By City

Thompson can double the number of snakes he keeps, but cannot reduce the number by selling them. [...]

Minnesota Snake Breeder Scott Nellis Passes Home Inspection

Scott Nellis can continue to breed certain snakes in his home-based business. [...]
Petco To Hold Nationwide Reptile Rally July 19

Petco To Hold Nationwide Reptile Rally July 19

Event will enable customers to learn about keeping reptiles s pets. [...]
Frogs Can Resist Chytrid Fungus

Frogs Can Resist Chytrid Fungus

Study says frogs that survive exposure to chytrid build resistance to the fungus. [...]

California Python Breeder Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Animal Abuse

School teacher apparently became distraught after death of his mother and neglected his snakes. [...]

New Warty Indian Gecko Species Discovered At The National History Museum In London

Hemidactylus acanthopholis was discovered not in the forests of India's Western Ghats, but in London's Natural History Museum. [...]
Nashville Zoo Debuts Komodo Dragon Exhibit

Nashville Zoo Debuts Komodo Dragon Exhibit

Two female Komodo dragons from the Los Angeles Zoo will be on display in temporary enclosures. [...]
Two Garter Snake Species Get Endangered Species Act Protection

Two Garter Snake Species Get Endangered Species Act Protection

Protections for these snakes will go into effect August 7, 2014. [...]

Frogs Jump Differently Based On Their Environment

Not all frogs can jump as far as the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." [...]

Reptile Room At Australian High School Catches Fire

About 15 of 50 reptiles perish at Lilydale High School in Melbourne. [...]

Burglar Caught On Camera Stealing $30K Worth Of Rare Pythons

35 snakes were taken, including a pied tiger reticulated python worth $12,500. [...]
It is Official! The California Red-Legged Frog Is That State’s Amphibian!

It is Official! The California Red-Legged Frog Is That State’s Amphibian!

The California red-legged frog is now the official state amphibian of California. [...]

Python Ban Update: Now is the Time to Comment

Four large constricting snakes have already been banned. [...]
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