Category: Snake Breeding

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Chester Zoo Successfully Hatches <em>Orthriophis moellendorffi</em> Rat Snakes

Chester Zoo Successfully Hatches Orthriophis moellendorffi Rat Snakes

The Chester Zoo in the United Kingdom last week posted video onto social media of the first Moellendorff's rat snakes (Orthriophis moellendorffi) the [...]
Drink A Beer And Save A Pine Snake

Drink A Beer And Save A Pine Snake

If you are of legal drinking age and live in the Memphis, TN area, head on over to the Memphis Zoo and drink a beer to help the zoo’s conservation eff [...]
Oldest Known Snake In A Zoo Lays Eggs Without Aid Of Male Snake

Oldest Known Snake In A Zoo Lays Eggs Without Aid Of Male Snake

A 50-year-old ball python (Python regius) living in the Saint Louis Zoo has laid eggs, but hasn’t been with a male ball python in more than 15 years, [...]
Eastern Indigo Snakes Breeding On Their Own In Alabama

Eastern Indigo Snakes Breeding On Their Own In Alabama

Researchers with Auburn University captured a young, 27-inch eastern indigo snake believed to be the offspring of captive bred specimens. [...]
Trademark Exotics and Piebald Ball Pythons

Trademark Exotics and Piebald Ball Pythons

Ball Pythons Once imported by the thousands from Africa, Ball Pythons (Python Regius) are now widely available in captivity from breeders. Whi [...]
Southern African Python Mothers Stay With Their Babies For About Two Weeks After They Hatch

Southern African Python Mothers Stay With Their Babies For About Two Weeks After They Hatch

The mother snakes also warm their bodies and return to the snake nest to warm their babies. [...]
Louisiana Pine Snake Breeding Program Started At Ellen Trout Zoo

Louisiana Pine Snake Breeding Program Started At Ellen Trout Zoo

The snake is rare in Louisiana and has all but disappeared in Texas. [...]
Scientists Release 25 Eastern Indigo Snakes Into Alabama Forest

Scientists Release 25 Eastern Indigo Snakes Into Alabama Forest

The Eastern indigo snake has not been seen in the wild in Alabama since the 1950s. [...]
Fire at Virginia Reptile Facility Causes Loss of 50 Snakes

Fire at Virginia Reptile Facility Causes Loss of 50 Snakes

About 50 snakes and a large number of rodents perished during a fire at a reptile facility in Hampton, VA.  Conley Herps, a small breeder of b [...]
Them Guns Frontman Navarone Garibaldi Shows off His Clutch of Retics

Them Guns Frontman Navarone Garibaldi Shows off His Clutch of Retics

Navarone Garibaldi of the rock band Them Guns is a reptile lover. He just released a video on Vimeo detailing his clutch of reticulated pythons. He al [...]

Aussie Snake Breeder Hatches Two-Headed Coastal Carpet Python

The two-headed coastal carpet python share the same body but different necks. [...]
A Crash Course In Reptile Genetics

A Crash Course In Reptile Genetics

It pays to know some basic rules if you’re going to breed herps! [...]
Honduran Milksnake History And Care Tips

Honduran Milksnake History And Care Tips

Found throughout Central America and northwestern South America, Honduran milksnakes are large and powerful constrictors. [...]
Yellow-Bellied Water Snake Gives Birth via Parthenogenesis

Yellow-Bellied Water Snake Gives Birth via Parthenogenesis

The snake succesfully gave birth two a pair 2014. The current offspring did not survive. [...]
Two Critically Endangered Louisiana Pine Snakes Hatched At Florida Zoo

Two Critically Endangered Louisiana Pine Snakes Hatched At Florida Zoo

Louisiana pine snakes have very small clutches, usually around three to five eggs per clutch. [...]
Hatching Ringneck Snakes

Hatching Ringneck Snakes

Ringneck snakes are a common, yet spectacular snake found throughout much of North America [...]
Plains Garter Snake Treated For Skin Cancer in Ohio

Plains Garter Snake Treated For Skin Cancer in Ohio

A plains garter snake  (Thamnophis radix) that is part of a breeding program at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has been successfully treated for m [...]

Offspring of Lucy the Leucistic Boa Constrictor Sent to Brazil

The U.S. Attorney for the state of Utah has helped the Brazilian government in the repatriation of seven boa constrictors that are the offspring of a [...]
Breeding the Eastern Indigo Snake

Breeding the Eastern Indigo Snake

Revered for its alert and intense nature, its intelligence, and for its fearless but genuinely friendly temperament, the eastern indigo snake (Drymarc [...]
Breeding Carpet Pythons

Breeding Carpet Pythons

Since the time hominids first became Homo sapiens and used plants and animals in ways other than hunting and gathering, the practice of selective bree [...]
Slayer’s Kerry King Gives A Glimpse Of His Snake Breeding Facility

Slayer’s Kerry King Gives A Glimpse Of His Snake Breeding Facility

If you are a fan of the metal band Slayer, then you definitely want to see this video showing Kerry "Effing" King’s snake breeding war [...]
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