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Amelanistic Rattlesnake Found By Hikers In Florida

Amelanistic Rattlesnake Found By Hikers In Florida

The venomous snake is just a baby, which is when amelanistic and leucistic reptiles are most often seen in the wild. [...]
Two Species Of Venomous Pit Viper Snake Discovered In South America

Two Species Of Venomous Pit Viper Snake Discovered In South America

The venomous snakes reside in areas of the Andes that are difficult to reach, including the Choco Rainforest in Ecuador, the western lowland Amazon ra [...]
Florida Herper Posts Photos To Facebook Of Eastern Coral Snake Without Red Bands

Florida Herper Posts Photos To Facebook Of Eastern Coral Snake Without Red Bands

The snake is bright yellow in coloration with black bands, a black nose and yellow head. The red that normally appears next to the yellow bands of thi [...]
King Cobra Escapes From Swedish Zoo

King Cobra Escapes From Swedish Zoo

The snake, initially named Sir Vas (Sir Hiss) and renamed Houdini after he escaped, apparently got out of the enclosure via an opening in a lamp fixtu [...]
Top 10 Venomous Snakes Of Australia

Top 10 Venomous Snakes Of Australia

If you’re visiting Australia, be careful of cattle, horses, crocodiles, and kangaroos—they, like most everything in the Land Down Under can kill you! [...]
Aussie Woman Vacuums Up Red-Bellied Black Snake

Aussie Woman Vacuums Up Red-Bellied Black Snake

“He seems fine,” McKenzie said in the video posted to Instagram. “Probably just a bit shaken up from his little roller coaster.” [...]
Pitviper Conference To Be Held July 13-16 in New Mexico

Pitviper Conference To Be Held July 13-16 in New Mexico

The conference brings together the world's foremost experts on venomous pitvipers. [...]
13-Foot King Cobra Caught And Released In India

13-Foot King Cobra Caught And Released In India

The king cobra is not a member of the Naja genus, which all other cobras are, but rather has its own genus, Ophiophagus, Greek for “snake eating.” [...]
Saw-Scaled Viper From Pakistan Rescued In Container of Bricks In England

Saw-Scaled Viper From Pakistan Rescued In Container of Bricks In England

They are called saw-scaled because of their threat display in which they move their coils together in a sawing motion. [...]

More Than 90 Rattlesnakes Rescued From Under Woman’s House In California

A woman in Sonoma County California called the Sonoma County Reptile Rescue with a bit of a dilemma. More than 90 rattlesnakes had taken refuge undern [...]
Spitting Cobra Escapes In Raleigh, NC

Spitting Cobra Escapes In Raleigh, NC

A venomous snake identified by the Raleigh, NC police department as a zebra (Naja nigricincta) spitting cobra, has been reported missing from a keeper [...]
Man Out Herping Gets Bit By Copperhead Snake

Man Out Herping Gets Bit By Copperhead Snake

Steven Johnson was out herping and recording video in Maryland for his YouTube channel when, while walking down a path, he was bitten by a copperhead [...]
Cottonmouth Captured On Video Employing Straight Locomotion Technique To Evade Predator

Cottonmouth Captured On Video Employing Straight Locomotion Technique To Evade Predator

Herpetologist Frederick Boyce of the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores in North Carolina, had just recorded video footage of an Eastern kingsnake (La [...]
Seven Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes Born At Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Seven Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes Born At Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Ohio’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced February 3 the birth of seven eastern massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus), one of the smallest ra [...]
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