Tag: Arizona

Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake Needs Protection, Lawsuit Says

Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake Needs Protection, Lawsuit Says

From the family Colubridae, the snake has a shovel-shaped snout and an inset lower jaw. [...]
$13,000 Reward For Info Leading to Arrest And Conviction Galapagos Tortoise Killers

$13,000 Reward For Info Leading to Arrest And Conviction Galapagos Tortoise Killers

Early this month two would-be tortoise thieves attempted to steal Jasmine, a 27-year-old Galapagos tortoise from Jerry Fife, an expert on tortoises an [...]
USFWS Finalizes 20,326 Acres For Northern Mexican Garter Snake

USFWS Finalizes 20,326 Acres For Northern Mexican Garter Snake

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized critical habitat protection for the northern Mexican garter snake (Thamnophis eques megalops), after [...]
Arizona Game & Fish Has More Than 100 Sonoran Desert Tortoises For Adoption

Arizona Game & Fish Has More Than 100 Sonoran Desert Tortoises For Adoption

If you live in the state of Arizona and are considering a tortoise, the Arizona Game & Fish department announced it will hold an adoption event fo [...]
Burmese Python Stolen From Arizona Reptile Shop Returned 8 Months Later

Burmese Python Stolen From Arizona Reptile Shop Returned 8 Months Later

A granite Burmese python (Python bivittatus) stolen last June from an Arizona reptile shop has been returned to the shop, thanks to some tireless dete [...]
Phoenix Zoo Celebrates 25 Years Captive Breeding Of Chiricahua Leopard Frog

Phoenix Zoo Celebrates 25 Years Captive Breeding Of Chiricahua Leopard Frog

The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation and the Phoenix Zoo, along with the Arizona Game & Fish Department (AZGFD), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv [...]
ESA Protections Sought For Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake

ESA Protections Sought For Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake

The Tucson shovel-nosed snake (Chionactis occipitalis klauberi) a beautiful snake native to Arizona that is noted for its black and red stripes should [...]
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