Category: Snake Species

New Western Himalayas Snake Species Discovered Via Instagram Post

New Western Himalayas Snake Species Discovered Via Instagram Post

A master’s degree student at India’s Guru Nanak Dev University (Amritsar) spent much of 2020 uploading photos to Instagram of reptiles and amphibians [...]
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 [...]
New Species Of Keelback Snake Discovered In India

New Species Of Keelback Snake Discovered In India

Researchers have described a new species of snake of the genus Rhabdophis discovered in a forested region of Northeast India. The snake, Rhabdophis bi [...]
Reptile Dentition: The Details on Reptile Teeth

Reptile Dentition: The Details on Reptile Teeth

Reptile Anatomy and Physiology is an important part of Herpetology and captive care! [...]
Palm Pit Vipers Of The Genus Bothriechis

Palm Pit Vipers Of The Genus Bothriechis

Middle America—the area connecting North and South America that stretches from Mexico through Panama—is a geologically complex region. Cha [...]
Black-Tailed Cribo

Black-Tailed Cribo

Expert captive care and species information for Drymarchon melanurus. [...]
Taipan Snake Species

Taipan Snake Species

Supplement to the August 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Taipan Number One." [...]
A Bevy Of Sand Boas

A Bevy Of Sand Boas

Bonus content from the January 2012 REPTILES magazine article "African Treasure." [...]
Viper Boa

Viper Boa

Why would anyone call the harmless snake Candoia aspera by the dangerous-sounding name of “viper boa”? [...]

Columbian Redtail Boa

Boa constrictors (subspecies include Boa c. constrictor, B. c. imperator, B. c. occidentalis, etc.) are large, live-bearing snakes found in Central an [...]
The Garter Snake

The Garter Snake

Everything you need to know to successfully keep the garter snake. [...]
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