Category: Snakes

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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 [...]
New Krait Species Discovered In China

New Krait Species Discovered In China

Chinese and German researchers have discovered a new to science venomous snake that was confirmed to have killed renowned herpetologist Joseph B. Slow [...]
Tesla Factory Paused In Berlin Amid Concerns For Sand Lizards And Smooth Snakes

Tesla Factory Paused In Berlin Amid Concerns For Sand Lizards And Smooth Snakes

Construction of Tesla’s Gigfactory and car manufacturing plant near the city of Berlin in Germany was halted for the second time this week after a cou [...]
How To Get Your Hognose Snake to Start Eating Again

How To Get Your Hognose Snake to Start Eating Again

Whether you’re a first-time reptile owner or an experienced keeper, one pet that can cause a lot of trouble is hognose snakes. These adorable snak [...]
Let SnakeSnap Help You ID A Snake While Out Herping

Let SnakeSnap Help You ID A Snake While Out Herping

See a Snake and want to know what it is?  SnakeSnap It! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BmDLukMjbY&feature=youtu.be For more information, v [...]
New Book Showcases Rare and Incredible Herp Photography

New Book Showcases Rare and Incredible Herp Photography

All over the world there are extraordinary Reptiles and Amphibians hiding among the unique habitats they exist in, but many of us will never see [...]
Extinct Reptiles and Amphibians

Extinct Reptiles and Amphibians

Extinction means an animal is gone forever, so they will never be back! Reptiles and amphibians are currently facing this risk, where 20% of the descr [...]
Sand And Scrub-dwelling Snake Species

Sand And Scrub-dwelling Snake Species

Sandy landscapes are home to many interesting snakes, from leaf-nosed species to the sand swimmers. [...]
Venomous Or Poisonous?

Venomous Or Poisonous?

Go to any reptile show or zoo, and I can guarantee you will find herpetoculture’s future generation pointing at a reptile or amphibian on displa [...]
5 Great Beginner Pet Snakes

5 Great Beginner Pet Snakes

We often get questions about what is an ideal beginner-friendly snake for those new to the hobby. Beginner meaning fairly easy to care for with not a [...]
Dr. Robert Cyril Stebbins, Renowned UC Berkeley Herpetologist Dies At 98

Dr. Robert Cyril Stebbins, Renowned UC Berkeley Herpetologist Dies At 98

Stebbins authored the Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians and more than a dozen other books. [...]
West Fargo, ND Residents May Keep Certain Constricting Snakes If New Proposal Becomes Law

West Fargo, ND Residents May Keep Certain Constricting Snakes If New Proposal Becomes Law

Ordinance passed first reading that sets up permitting system and limits the number of snakes to three. [...]
British Man Buys Stolen Python After Drinking Binge

British Man Buys Stolen Python After Drinking Binge

British authorities arrest man after he tried to sell the python to a local reptile shop. [...]
Pet Snake Sales Rise In Hong Kong

Pet Snake Sales Rise In Hong Kong

Pet shop employees attribute rise to Year of the Snake. [...]
Reptile Retailer Spotlight: Exotic Amphibian And Reptile Center In St. Louis, MO

Reptile Retailer Spotlight: Exotic Amphibian And Reptile Center In St. Louis, MO

Called the Exotic ARC for short, the Exotic Amphibian and Reptile Center has focused on captive-breeding projects for more than 25 years. They&rsqu [...]

PIJAC Lobbies Against 3 Proposed Pet Laws

Laws would ban certain reptiles, other exotic animals. [...]
HR 511 ‘Python Ban’ Released By House Judiciary

HR 511 ‘Python Ban’ Released By House Judiciary

This bill, if passed as currently drafted, would add 9 constricting snakes to the Injurious Wildlife List of the Lacey Act. [...]
Breeding The Rufous-Beaked Snake

Breeding The Rufous-Beaked Snake

Supplement to the December 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Personality Plus." [...]
Snake Feeding Chart

Snake Feeding Chart

Bonus content from the August 2010 REPTILES magazine article "Win Over Reluctant Feeders." [...]
Taipan Snake Health Problems

Taipan Snake Health Problems

Supplement to the August 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Taipan Number One." [...]

2012 NRBE Daytona Auction Proceeds To Benefit USARK

Those interested can donate herp-related auction items for the August 18 auction. [...]
The Cruelty Of Rattlesnake Roundups

The Cruelty Of Rattlesnake Roundups

While some roundups have changed to festivals with no harm caused to rattlesnakes, others still exist that kill them. [...]
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