Facebook - From USARK: Longtime herper, Larry Kenton from the All Maryland Reptile Show and Maryland Reptile Farm, has lost his home to fire. Larry, his wife and dog escaped...
On the Web - Some would consider it a curse, but most of us might see it as a blessing when a family in Canada found their home invaded by over 100...
On the Web - Here’s an interesting look at scientific classification of animals and how it has evolved over time (parden the pun!).
On the Web - A Burmese python was found at a busy road-work site when it crawled out of some drainage pipes that had been offloaded from a truck the night before. ...
On the Web - Anole species in Florida are adapting physiologically to invasive Cuban lizards at a rate that astounds the scientists studying them.
On the Web - A beautiful, highly venomous sea krait was found in Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat.
On the Web - According to this article, reptile species that eat meat and engage in sex more often live shorter lives than their less-frisky, vegetarian cousins. Editor’s Note: It seems that...
Geckos Unlimited - Here is a photo and link to information about the Oedura murrumanu, a new species of velvet gecko from the Kimberley region of Australia.
On the Web - How would you like to find a random pastel ball python in your bath tub?
On the Web - This is a heart-warming story of a bearded dragon saved by firefighters after being trapped in a house fire in England.
On the Web - Although well-cared for, a collection of bearded dragons is now in search of new homes when a Salem, Oregon woman is forced to give up her beloved pets.
On the Web - This is a very troubling article about new viral strains raging in Spain and wiping out many populations of various amphibians.
On the Web - This is an interesting and thought-provoking article about the overwhelming number of sulcata tortoises coming into reptile rescues.
Morelia Viridis Forum - David Newman of Moreliaddiction shares some beautiful and heartbreaking photos of Rico Walder’s stunning green tree pythons that were delivered to David at the Tinley show just hours...
On the Web - Check out this incredible giant turtle sculpture welded together from industrial junk by Indonesian artist, Ono Gaf.
On the Web - A CNN editorial dives into the inhumane practices and questionable events at “The World’s Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up” in Sweetwater, Texas.
On the Web - A woman in Maine found a wild baby two-headed snapping turtle. She named it Frank and Stein.
On the Web - Conservation efforts for the Bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus) reached an important milestone with the successful hatching of the 500th captive bred egg. The event was even more special...
On the Web - Even non-wormy life-forms, like humans, may get nightmares after watching this remarkable video of a leech-like creature slurping up a live earthworm. Bizarre nature at its best!
On the Web - This is an interesting article about a study that shows evidence of reptiles learning certain behaviors through imitating others.