Tag: Reptile

Lizards From Different Parts Of World Evolved With Same Communication Skills

Lizards From Different Parts Of World Evolved With Same Communication Skills

Two different lizard species, the Anolis lizards of the Caribbean and the Draco lizards of Southeast Asia learned the same skills in spite of being to [...]
Reward For Nile Monitor Missing From Canada Reptile Zoo

Reward For Nile Monitor Missing From Canada Reptile Zoo

A 3 1/2 foot, 3 lb nile monitor (Varanus niloticus) has gone missing from Little Rays Reptile Zoo and Nature Centre in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. Th [...]
8 Southwestern Pond Turtles Rescued From Fire Devastated California Mountains

8 Southwestern Pond Turtles Rescued From Fire Devastated California Mountains

Biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), U.S. Forest Service (USFS), University of Califo [...]
Illinois State Rep. Brad Stephens To Host Virtual Reptile Show

Illinois State Rep. Brad Stephens To Host Virtual Reptile Show

Illinois state Rep. Brad Stephens, who is also the mayor of Rosemont, IL will participate in a virtual reptile show that will be posted to YouTube and [...]
Dehydrated Box Turtle Found Painted With Nail Polish and Glitter Dies

Dehydrated Box Turtle Found Painted With Nail Polish and Glitter Dies

An eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) that was found dehydrated with its shell painted with nail polish and glitter has died. The turtle [...]
Petsmart Teams With Snapchat To Promote Reptile Keeping

Petsmart Teams With Snapchat To Promote Reptile Keeping

Petsmart announced it is using an augmented reality lens with the Snapchat social medial platform in an effort to promote reptile keeping. The AR lens [...]
USARK Challenges Florida’s New Law On Reptile Keeping Restrictions

USARK Challenges Florida’s New Law On Reptile Keeping Restrictions

The United States Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK) is challenging a new law signed last month by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that places restricti [...]
Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Under Review For Federal Endangered Species Act Protections.

Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Under Review For Federal Endangered Species Act Protections.

After years of legal wrangling, a failed initiative by oil and gas companies to voluntarily monitor the heath of the dunes sagebrush lizard, and other [...]
How The Paradise Flying Snake Glides Through The Air Like An Eagle In Flight

How The Paradise Flying Snake Glides Through The Air Like An Eagle In Flight

Researchers at Virginia Tech just published a paper in the journal Nature Physics that describes how the paradise flying snake (Chrysopelea paradise) [...]
Australia Rock Skink, Named Just A Year Ago May Be Headed to Extinction

Australia Rock Skink, Named Just A Year Ago May Be Headed to Extinction

The Kaputar rock skink (Egernia roomi), informally known for decades but recently given a scientific name in August 2019 may be on the verge of collap [...]
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 [...]
Lost Bearded Dragon Turns Up Safe 10 Days Later

Lost Bearded Dragon Turns Up Safe 10 Days Later

A bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) that got out of his enclosure June 13 and then spent 10 days wandering about 4km away from his home was returned t [...]
Potential Record Breaking Burmese Python Caught In Florida Everglades

Potential Record Breaking Burmese Python Caught In Florida Everglades

A Florida state contracted python hunter has captured and euthanized an estimated 17-foot, 150 lb. Burmese python (Python bivittatus) in the Florida E [...]
Python Goes After Porcupine And It Doesn’t Go Too Well

Python Goes After Porcupine And It Doesn’t Go Too Well

Indian rock pythons eat a lot of things but porcupines are hard to swallow. Porcupines have quills for a reason, and that is to better defend themselv [...]
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