Category: Snake Information & News

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Universal Venomous Snake Antivenin Could Be Within Reach

Universal Venomous Snake Antivenin Could Be Within Reach

The researchers determined that their work with HIV could correlate with finding a universal antivenin. [...]
New Green Anaconda Species Discovered

New Green Anaconda Species Discovered

Based on genetic data from four recognized anaconda species, the Northern green anaconda is a separate species from the Southern green anaconda. [...]
5 Beautiful Venomous Eyelash Pit Viper Snakes Of The Bothriechis Genus Described

5 Beautiful Venomous Eyelash Pit Viper Snakes Of The Bothriechis Genus Described

The researchers include Alejandro Arteaga, R. Alexander Pyron, Abel Batista, Jose Vieira, Elson Meneses Pelayo, Eric N. Smith, César L. Barrio Amorós, [...]
Protecting Sea Turtle Nests From Predators Has Negative Effects On Terrestrial Reptiles

Protecting Sea Turtle Nests From Predators Has Negative Effects On Terrestrial Reptiles

Beach erosion and the erection of fencing to prevent snakes from entering sea turtle nest areas caused the decline of lizard species on Orchid Island [...]
New Venomous Snake Species Of The Bungarus Genus Discovered In Thailand

New Venomous Snake Species Of The Bungarus Genus Discovered In Thailand

The elapid snake was discovered in Ratchaburi Province in western Thailand. It hails from the Tenasserim Mountain Range. [...]
Adam Wickens of Wickens Wicked Reptiles

Adam Wickens of Wickens Wicked Reptiles

Knowledgeable and funny, Adam presents with a dynamic screen presence and his channel has since grown to more than 296,000 subscribers [...]
New Snail-eating Snake Of The Pareas Genus Discovered In China

New Snail-eating Snake Of The Pareas Genus Discovered In China

The snakes in the study were found ion the Guanyinshan Provincial Nature Reserve in Yuanyang County, Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. [...]
New Coffee Snake Species Discovered In Ecuador

New Coffee Snake Species Discovered In Ecuador

The snake is often found in coffee plantations in areas in which its original habitat, cloud forests, have been removed and replaced by the plantation [...]
Two-Headed Western Rat Snake Makes Temporary Debut At Missouri’s Powder Valley Nature Center

Two-Headed Western Rat Snake Makes Temporary Debut At Missouri’s Powder Valley Nature Center

The two-headed snake was found by a family in 2017 who donated it to the Shepherd of the Hills Conservation Center. [...]
Brian Barczyk, September 1969-January 2024

Brian Barczyk, September 1969-January 2024

Barczyk was initially known for his ball python morphs and helped lay the groundwork for this species and their popularity amongst reptile keepers. [...]
New Asian Coral Snake Species Discovered In India

New Asian Coral Snake Species Discovered In India

The researchers examined 36 adult specimens from Mizoram, India and Bangladesh and determined Sinomicrurus gorei is genetically and morphologically di [...]
USARK Benefit Auction and Reptile Super Show This Weekend

USARK Benefit Auction and Reptile Super Show This Weekend

This show has it all and it is back in Pomona this weekend so head over to check out vendors from across the country [...]
New Species of Venomous Pit Viper Discovered In Myanmar

New Species of Venomous Pit Viper Discovered In Myanmar

Trimeresurus ayeyarwadyensis was found to occur in the Yangon region's Hlawga Park and Pyapon and Myaungmya districts of Myanmar. [...]
Thieves Steal Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor From Massachusetts Petco

Thieves Steal Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor From Massachusetts Petco

Thieves who steal snakes from pet stores will probably provide inadequate care for them and are most likely out to make a quick buck. [...]
Eastern Indigo Snake Hatchlings Found In Nature Conservancy’s Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

Eastern Indigo Snake Hatchlings Found In Nature Conservancy’s Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

The discovery of two wild-born Eastern indigo snake hatchlings is very encouraging. It indicates we are successfully reestablishing the species where [...]
Indian Rock Pythons Released 13 kilometers from Home Range Can Find Way Home

Indian Rock Pythons Released 13 kilometers from Home Range Can Find Way Home

What the researchers found is that the female pythons have a smaller range, and larger individuals didn't have larger home ranges. [...]
European Venomous Snake Named Germany’s Reptile of the Year

European Venomous Snake Named Germany’s Reptile of the Year

Vipera berus, also known as the common adder, is threatened in Germany due to climate change. [...]
USARK Alert: Last NARBC of 2023 This weekend in St. Louis

USARK Alert: Last NARBC of 2023 This weekend in St. Louis

FWS will be considering these species to be listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA): Bornean earless monitor lizard (Lanthanotus borneensis), bl [...]

Racer Snake Trapped In Fake Spider Web Saved at Florida’s Pelican Harbor Seabird Station

The snake was taken to the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station in Miami, FL, where staff worked to remove the fibers from the snake’s mouth and body. [...]
Oregon State University Gives Large Herp Collection To University of Michigan

Oregon State University Gives Large Herp Collection To University of Michigan

Most of the Oregon State University specimens belong to two groups of snakes; garter snakes and water snakes; and two groups of salamanders comprised [...]
Venomous Pit Viper Species of the <em>Trimeresurus albolabris</em> Complex Described

Venomous Pit Viper Species of the Trimeresurus albolabris Complex Described

The pitviper is green in coloration and sports a whitish belly and a white stripe that appears along the last row of scales before the belly. [...]
Corn Snake Missing A Year In Scotland Reunited With Owner

Corn Snake Missing A Year In Scotland Reunited With Owner

On October 2, the little snake was found in a residential area of Airdrie and dropped off at the Glasgow Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre. [...]
Black-headed Python Cannibalism Event Caught On Camera In Australia

Black-headed Python Cannibalism Event Caught On Camera In Australia

The black-headed python is found in the northern third of Australia, from east to west, including the Northern Territories, northern lattitudes of Que [...]
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