On the Web - Tens of thousands of animals have died in a tragic fire at Savannah Reptiles Planet, a major breeding facility in France.
Facebook - The United States Association of Reptile Keepers highlighted Earth Day with a great story about a mother determined to educate-away her own fear of snakes and not pass...
On the Web - A reporter from The Boston Globe interviewed NERD’s Kevin McCurley and wrote a great story about the positive side of reptile keeping.
On the Web - This is a very interesting article about turtles and tortoises and how their need for calcium will drive them to unexpected behaviors, such as munching on bones, eating...
On the Web - Biologists say that climate change may be responsible for a shorter and higher pitched call from the Puerto Rican coqui frog.
On the Web - A great article by Chuck Vogel about last year’s first annual Costa Rican International Symposium & Field Exploration event, with beautiful pictures and video, and information about this...
On the Web - One scientist’s search for the causes of population declines and deformities in amphibian habitats has led to some remarkable and artistic photographic studies.
TortoiseForum.org - A member links to a comprehensive, full-color report on the Kinixys genus of tortoises by Herpetological Resource & Management, LLC.
Field Herp Forum - Here’s a link to an article and some very nice pictures of a new salamander species discovered in the Ouachita Mountains of North America.
On the Web - Scientists speculate that Mauremys rivulata turtles may have swam hundreds of kilometers across the Aegean Sea in order to establish their current, widely distributed range.
On the Web - See pictures and video of a large alligator snapping turtle rescued from a drainage culvert where it was apparently trapped in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
On the Web - Scientists maintaining Zealandia: The Karori Sanctuary Experience have found what they believe to be the first confirmed wild hatchling of a baby tuatara on mainland New Zealand in...
On the Web - An interesting article from Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences discussing the controversial concept of emotions experienced and/or expressed by reptiles.
Facebook - The United States Association of Reptile Keepers shares an excellent BBC article by James Morgan about the wild population of Burmese pythons in Florida.
On the Web - An interesting article about how climate changes may dramatically affect the distribution of reptile and bird species.
On the Web - This is a very interesting article on the paleontology of turtle evolution and the fact that the shelled creatures don’t seem to fit clearly in any evolutional line.
On the Web - A large snapping turtle was found wandering the streets in the UK. Whether intentionally abandoned or negligently allowed to escape, this kind of incident raises cries for further...
On the Web - A boa constrictor gave birth to two litters that were not sired by any male, but the uniqueness of these baby boas does not stop with the rarely...
YouTube - This video is clever, humorous, and eye-opening about the behavior of drivers encountering what they believe are live animals on the side of the road.
On the Web - A travel blogger talks about their experience and what they learned about venom research after visiting the Kentucky Reptile Zoo.