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Narrow-Headed Garter Snake Gets 447 miles of Protected Stream Habitat

Narrow-Headed Garter Snake Gets 447 miles of Protected Stream Habitat

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the protection of 447 miles of streams in Arizona and New Mexico for the narrow-headed garter snake ( [...]
Drink A Beer And Save A Pine Snake

Drink A Beer And Save A Pine Snake

If you are of legal drinking age and live in the Memphis, TN area, head on over to the Memphis Zoo and drink a beer to help the zoo’s conservation eff [...]
Aussie Trucker Pulls Over To Move Python Off The Road

Aussie Trucker Pulls Over To Move Python Off The Road

A truck driver in the Northern Territories of Australia happened upon a black-headed python (Aspidites melanocephalus) that was cruising up the middle [...]
Rare Striped Copperhead Photographed In Mississippi And Image Goes Viral

Rare Striped Copperhead Photographed In Mississippi And Image Goes Viral

Ben Davis sees a lot of snakes when he is out driving the roads of Mississippi, but a few months ago while behind the wheel, one snake crossing the ro [...]
185-Year-Old Painting Helps ID New Indian Snake Species

185-Year-Old Painting Helps ID New Indian Snake Species

An Indian snake that was first collected in the mid-19th Century and described first via snake skins in 1796, and named the banded racer (Argyrogena f [...]
Do You Want To Build A Snow Snake? These Coloradans Already Did

Do You Want To Build A Snow Snake? These Coloradans Already Did


When it snows what do you do? Build a snowman? For a family in Denver, CO, a snowman was too quaint, so they set out and built a snow snake. That's r [...]
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 [...]
Dragon Snake Care And Information

Dragon Snake Care And Information

Xenodermus javanicus, or the dragon snake, is a small and unique species of Colubrid snake renowned for its unusual but fascinating appearance. Also k [...]
Police In Peabody, MA Seek Ball Python Thieves

Police In Peabody, MA Seek Ball Python Thieves

Two thieves entered a Peabody, MA Petco and ran off with an albino cinnamon ball python (Python regius) that they falsely told the sales clerk that th [...]
Florida FWC’s Python Dogs Bag First Invasive Burmese Python

Florida FWC’s Python Dogs Bag First Invasive Burmese Python

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced that its latest efforts to “sniff” out Burmese pythons on public lands in south Florid [...]
Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Save Eggs From Road-Killed Carpet Python

Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Save Eggs From Road-Killed Carpet Python

A carpet python (Morelia spilotes) that got hit by a car and died in Australia was gravid with 12 eggs, and Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors were able [...]
Two-headed Southern Black Racer Found In Florida

Two-headed Southern Black Racer Found In Florida

A two-headed southern black racer (Coluber constrictor priapus) was found by a Palm Harbor family in good health. The snake is currently at the FWC Fi [...]
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 [...]
Washington State Sheriff’s Office Gets “Punny” With Ball Python Call

Washington State Sheriff’s Office Gets “Punny” With Ball Python Call

The King County Sheriff's Office in Washington state got a little "punny" after it's latest interactions after a concerned citizen called the police r [...]
Oldest Known Snake In A Zoo Lays Eggs Without Aid Of Male Snake

Oldest Known Snake In A Zoo Lays Eggs Without Aid Of Male Snake

A 50-year-old ball python (Python regius) living in the Saint Louis Zoo has laid eggs, but hasn’t been with a male ball python in more than 15 years, [...]
Ball Python Killed In Georgia Backyard

Ball Python Killed In Georgia Backyard

Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources Urban Wildlife Program picked up a dead ball python that was killed in someone’s backyard. The Walton County [...]
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