Reptile News

Geckos Unlimited
Oct 20, 2014

New Species of Velvet Gecko

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.

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On the Web
Oct 20, 2014

Snake Escape

On the Web - How would you like to find a random pastel ball python in your bath tub?

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On the Web
Oct 19, 2014

Bearded Rescue

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.

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On the Web
Oct 18, 2014

Forced to Give Up Beardies

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.

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On the Web
Oct 18, 2014

Amphibian Collapse

On the Web - This is a very troubling article about new viral strains raging in Spain and wiping out many populations of various amphibians.

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On the Web
Oct 18, 2014

Too Many Tortoises?

On the Web - This is an interesting and thought-provoking article about the overwhelming number of sulcata tortoises coming into reptile rescues.

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Morelia Viridis Forum
Oct 14, 2014

Bittersweet Stunning Additions

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...

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On the Web
Oct 12, 2014

Towering Turtle

On the Web - Check out this incredible giant turtle sculpture welded together from industrial junk by Indonesian artist, Ono Gaf.

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On the Web
Oct 6, 2014

Two-Headed Cutie

On the Web - A woman in Maine found a wild baby two-headed snapping turtle.  She named it Frank and Stein.

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On the Web
Oct 5, 2014

Conservation Milestone

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...

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On the Web
Oct 4, 2014

True Life Worm Horror

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!

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On the Web
Oct 4, 2014

Smart Reptiles

On the Web - This is an interesting article about a study that shows evidence of reptiles learning certain behaviors through imitating others.

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On the Web
Oct 4, 2014

More on Turtle Smuggling

On the Web - After the arrest of a man with over 50 turtles hidden in his pants, we get a closer look at the man’s history of smuggling and his connection...

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On the Web
Oct 3, 2014

A Cause for Turtle Tumors

On the Web - Pollution off the coast of Hawaii has been linked to the lethal tumors found more and more often on endangered sea turtles.

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On the Web
Oct 3, 2014

Climate Change and Frogs

On the Web - Scientists are studying the impact of climate change on the breeding behavior of wood frogs.

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On the Web
Oct 2, 2014

Trouser Turtles

On the Web - A man was caught trying to smuggle turtles from the US into Canada by hiding over fifty various species in his pants.

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On the Web
Oct 1, 2014

New PDF

On the Web - A new species of poison dart frog has been discovered in a very small area of Donoso, Panama.

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On the Web
Sep 28, 2014

He’s a Biggie!

On the Web - An impressively large common snapping turtle was found and rescued off a road near a southern California country club.

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On the Web
Sep 27, 2014

Lonesome George Visits the Museum

On the Web - The painstakingly preserved and beautifully posed body of Lonesome George is on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, now through January 4th,...

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