Reptile News

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May 13, 2015

A Win for the Reptile Nation!

Facebook - The United States Association of Reptile Keepers has won the preliminary injunction that will lift the current ban on interstate sale and transportation of reticulated pythons and green...

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May 10, 2015

Best Buds

Facebook - CanHerp links to a great article about the marine iguanas living on the Galapagos Islands.

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On the Web
May 9, 2015

New Iguanas

On the Web - A team of Chilean scientists discover two new species of iguanid lizards from the Laja Lagoon, Chile.

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The Reptile Report
May 7, 2015

Turtle Week from Zoo Med and TTPG

The Reptile Report - Industry leader, Zoo Med Laboratories, and dedicated conservationists, Turtle and Tortoise Preservation Group (TTPG), are teaming up for the 3rd year in a row to bring you ‘Turtle...

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On the Web
May 3, 2015

I Be Rollin’…

On the Web - Enjoy this heart-warming story about a 90 year old tortoise that gets a new lease on life after losing her front legs to a hungry rat.

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On the Web
May 3, 2015

Exotic Animals as Pets

On the Web - Although only touching briefly on reptiles in the subject of exotic animals as pets, this is nevertheless a very fair and balanced view on the subject of our...

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On the Web
May 3, 2015

Gator Digestion

On the Web - This is a fascinating series of x-ray images showing the digestive process after a snake had swallowed an alligator whole.

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On the Web
May 2, 2015

Angi Wallace on Frog Photography

On the Web - Talented photographer, Angi Wallace, sits down with a reporter and explains why she got into taking pictures of frogs and how she captures such beautiful images.  This is...

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On the Web
May 2, 2015

Rattlesnake Advocates

On the Web - A great article in mainstream media out of Arizona about a group of people working hard to raise public awareness about the need for respect and appreciation of...

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On the Web
May 2, 2015

Spider Venom Meds

On the Web - Scientists are studying theories about spider venom that could lead to new, non-addictive treatments for chronic pain sufferers.

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On the Web
Apr 26, 2015

Talking Turtles

On the Web - This is an amazing article about conservation efforts in the Brazilian Amazon, working with indigenous communities to preserve critically endangered river turtles.  During these conservation efforts, scientists made...

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On the Web
Apr 26, 2015

Hope for Cuban Crocs…From Sweden

On the Web - How can the country of Sweden help Cuba in their efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile?  Read this interesting article to find out.

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Apr 25, 2015

USARK Lawsuit Update

Facebook - Here’s an update on the current status of the lawsuit against Fish & Wildlife Services filed by the United States Association of Reptile Keepers.

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On the Web
Apr 25, 2015

New Frog Species

On the Web - Here’s a cool news video featuring a new species of glass frog recently discovered in Costa Rica.  There’s something oddly familiar about that face!

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On the Web
Apr 25, 2015

Here We Go Again

On the Web - The state of Florida is planning a second “Python Challenge” in 2016, opening the Everglades to groups of competing hunters in search of the most and the biggest...

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Arachnoboards
Apr 24, 2015

New Tarantula Genus

Arachnoboards - See photos and habitat shots of a tarantula in Peru that is being described as a new genus including three possible species.

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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Patient Pet Walker

On the Web - Here’s a cool little story with some neat pictures featuring a Japanese man taking his large, gorgeous sulcata tortoise for walks in the city.

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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Encouraging Conservation Step

On the Web - A species of turtle once thought to be extinct gets a new shot at repopulation when a group of 60 captive raised Mayanmar roofed turtles were released into...

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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Trying to Save Sea Turtles

On the Web - An ocean conservation group, Oceana, is suing the National Marine Fisheries Service to limit the number of sea turtles allowed to be caught in shrimpers’ nets.

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