Reptile News

Ball-Pythons.net
Mar 23, 2015

Junk Science at its Finest

Ball-Pythons.net - A news article has recently been making the rounds showing what appears to be scientific evidence that Burmese pythons are responsible for a dangerous decline in mammal populations...

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On the Web
Mar 22, 2015

World’s Slowest Chase?

On the Web - Enjoy this fun article with an amusing video taken while National Geographic personality Paul Rose came upon giant wild tortoises mating in the Seychelles.  The huge male expressed...

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On the Web
Mar 22, 2015

Victory for a Salamander

On the Web - A 14 year old girl’s attempt to make the Idaho giant salamander the state amphibian for Idaho was met with refusal in January, but the state legislature has...

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On the Web
Mar 21, 2015

Conservation Therapy

On the Web - Take a look at this interesting article about convicted prisoners finding new purpose in life raising a garden and small, endangered animals like frogs and salamanders.

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On the Web
Mar 15, 2015

A Positive Impact

On the Web - This is an excellent article demonstrating the positive affects we can have on the non-reptile world with upbeat videos that clearly show the joy of owning and working...

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On the Web
Mar 15, 2015

Exotic Pet Adoptions in Florida

On the Web - The state of Florida will be hosting an “exotic pets amnesty day” on April 11th in Melbourne, Florida.  Surrendered animals will be adopted out for free, but adoptees...

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On the Web
Mar 15, 2015

Finding the Lost

On the Web - This is an excellent article delving into the unlikely and triumphant story of how an enormous, prehistoric-looking insect was long believed to be extinct but was rediscovered clinging...

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On the Web
Mar 14, 2015

Chameleon’s Color Changing Secrets

On the Web - Enjoy this awesome article from BBC Earth, with lots of beautiful pictures, video and text, detailing the latest understanding about how chameleons go about their remarkable color changes.

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On the Web
Mar 14, 2015

Stop the Killing!

On the Web - The Dallas Zoo takes a stand against the cruel and vicious practice of rattlesnake roundups by becoming a part of the annual Texas Rattlesnake Festival, a celebration of...

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On the Web
Mar 14, 2015

Invasion at Tinley

On the Web - Here’s a fun article from The Chicago Tribune featuring Chad Brown of The Reptile Report and ShipYourReptiles discussing this weekend’s awesome NARBC expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.

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On the Web
Mar 14, 2015

Snake Owners Speak Out

On the Web - Non-reptile news sources are taking note of the outcry against the newest additions to the Lacey Act ban, as seen in this article from the International Business Times.

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On the Web
Mar 14, 2015

Crocs Having Fun

On the Web - A very interesting study takes a look at different ways crocodilian species play, revealing a much more complex psychology than most would expect.

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On the Web
Mar 8, 2015

Old Frog Fungus

On the Web - Two separate studies have found that the deadly fungus wiping out hundreds of amphibian species world-wide has been prevalent and relatively harmless in two different locations since at...

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On the Web
Mar 8, 2015

Preserving an Icon

On the Web - An interesting story about the professional responsible for preserving the body of Lonesome George, an iconic Galapagos tortoise, and how the work was accomplished.

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On the Web
Mar 7, 2015

Spider vs Snake

On the Web - Check out this crazy story, with pictures, of a small red-back spider capturing and lifting an eastern brown snake into its web.  Only in Australia!

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On the Web
Mar 7, 2015

Crazy Lizard Sex

On the Web - A scientists made a fascinating observation in the wild, spotting male black & white tegus trying to mate with an obviously deceased female.

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On the Web
Mar 1, 2015

Deadly Fungus Reaches Madagascar

On the Web - The chytridiomycosis pandemic responsible for decimating amphibian populations around the world has now been found in the bio-rich lands of Madagascar.

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On the Web
Mar 1, 2015

Wildlife Smugglers Caught

On the Web - Four men were caught trying to smuggle more than 150 animals out of Australia, crammed into hollowed-out books, cigarette packets, and various luggage bits.  Some of the poor...

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On the Web
Feb 28, 2015

Tortoise Abuse Means Jail Time

On the Web - A man was arrested and may get up to six months jail time for standing on the back of an ancient Galapagos tortoise.  He was caught after uploading...

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