On the Web - A beautiful pair of mature Aldabra tortoises are making their debut in a new exhibit at the Bronx Zoo.
On the Web - Doctoral students did a study on roadside ecology, including how the roads impact the habitat and lives of northern pine snakes (Pituophis melanoleucus).
On the Web - An interesting article about how rare frogs are surviving through difficult drought conditions in California.
On the Web - Meet the beautiful and amazing boomslang snake. Once thought completely harmless to humans, it was discovered in the late 1950’s to have one of the deadliest venoms in...
On the Web - Here’s a fascinating and eye-opening look at the anatomy of the male sex organ in Chelonian species (turtles and tortoises). It’s far more impressive than one would expect...
On the Web - Wildlife officials in Florida are allowing a limited number of hunters into a protected wildlife sanctuary in order to hunt American alligators.
On the Web - Enjoy this excellent article on Crocodylus rhombifer, a smaller crocodile species that can be found only in isolated parts of Cuba.
On the Web - Check out this fascinating article about a scientific study showing that certain turtles in the Brazilian Amazon use different sounds to communicate a variety of different actions.
On the Web - A pygmy rattlesnake was found hiding in a case of bottled water purchased at a local Walmart.
On the Web - A family in Florida is freaking out after repeatedly finding harmless, baby rat snakes in their home. How many herp lovers would want to trade homes with them?
On the Web - The Aspen Art Museum is defending their controversial exhibit in which sulcata tortoises have been equipped with iPads to carry around on their shells.
On the Web - A large Burmese python was captured in a Florida neighborhood that had recently experienced a rash of cat disappearances. There’s another good reason to keep your kitties locked...
On the Web - A large sulcata tortoise was found wandering the streets of suburban Los Angeles and picked up by police, eventually to be reunited with his human family.
On the Web - Scientists are puzzling over two different species of frogs in Malaysia that look virtually identical but are genetically different.
On the Web - Scientists are using DNA sequence data to uncover the history of amphibian migration across the continents.
On the Web - Scientists studying the brain structure of reptiles have taught redfooted tortoises to recognize and use a computer touch screen.
On the Web - A scientist in Darwin, Australia studies the phenomenon of female snakes storing sperm in order to fertilize eggs months or even years after mating.
YouTube - Jay Brewer talks about the tragic loss of Twinkie, the albino reticulated python that was the Guinness record holding world’s largest albino python in captivity and a cornerstone...
On the Web - Are dinosaurs considered “herps”? For sure, reptile lovers feel a special affinity for the ancient giants. Those living in the United Kingdom have an awesome opportunity to view...
On the Web - On the remote UK territory of Ascension Island, green sea turtles are making a come-back since the government commitment to protect critical nesting beaches.