Reptile Politics

Facebook
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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On the Web
May 7, 2015

International Herpetological Symposium

On the Web - It’s coming up fast!  Make sure you get out to San Antonio, May 27-30, 2015, for this incredible gathering of reptile and amphibian enthusiasts.

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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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The Reptile Report
Apr 30, 2015

My Retic Saved My Life

The Reptile Report - Editor’s Note: Thank you, Marquendra Mercandante, for this important message. 

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Apr 29, 2015

SBTV: Do Snakes Make Good Pets?

AnimalBytesTV - In this excellent episode of SnakeBytesTV, Brian takes on the recent comment by the United States Humane Society saying they don’t believe anyone should ever have reptiles as...

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Facebook
Apr 28, 2015

Herpetological Conservation International

Facebook - Myke Clarkson introduces a new and exciting conservation group focused on the often neglected and overlooked reptile and amphibian species around the world.  Their aim is not only...

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Facebook
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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Urban Jungles Radio
Apr 25, 2015

UJR: RattleFest 2015

Urban Jungles Radio - Listen in as Urban Jungles Radio descends upon Round Rock, Texas for the 2015 Texas Rattlesnake Festival in another groundbreaking episode. They will also sit down for a...

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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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On the Web
Apr 18, 2015

HTR: LIVE From The Texas Rattlesnake Festival

On the Web - Herpin’ Time Radio records a live show at the second annual Texas Rattlesnake Festival, the first and only no-kill all educational rattlesnake event in the state of Texas.

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The Reptile Report
Apr 17, 2015

Mastering the Bush — Part 2 of 4

The Reptile Report - Join us for Part 2 of this excellent story by Christopher Ransom about Kamuran Tepedelen, owner of Bushmaster Reptiles.  Click here for Part 1.

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On the Web
Apr 11, 2015

Scientific Fraud Infests USF&W

On the Web - Although this article is about big oil interests in Texas, the pattern of using fraudulent “scientific” facts to make politically driven policy decisions by the top ranks of...

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The Reptile Report
Apr 10, 2015

Mastering the Bush – Part 1 of 4

The Reptile Report - In this modern world of “online herping” our focus on individuals tends to zero in on “big names” and those with a strong internet presence.  We sometimes forget...

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On the Web
Apr 9, 2015

Texas Rattlesnake Festival!

On the Web - It’s this weekend, folks!  Come out to Round Rock, Texas on April 11th and 12th for the most exciting venomous event ever.  See an incredible diversity of rattlesnakes...

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The Reptile Report
Apr 9, 2015

Educating Future Generations

The Reptile Report - From Welsh Morphology: “We get a lot of joy from sharing our reptiles and educating the next generation, Educating non reptile folks is just as important as highlighting...

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On the Web
Mar 29, 2015

HNR: Local Laws and Lacey Act Updates

On the Web - On this episode of Herp Nation Radio host Josh Baity visits with Chad Owsley of Slinger, Wisconsin for an update on his situation with the township and condo...

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USARK
Mar 28, 2015

USARK Lawsuit Update

USARK - The United States Association of Reptile Keepers gives a quick update on the state of the lawsuit against the US Fish & Wildlife Service and their constrictor rulings.

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On the Web
Mar 24, 2015

Ball Sh!t: Phil Goss USARK

On the Web - Phil Goss, president of the United States Association of Reptile Keepers, joins Sean to discuss the latest issues facing the herping community, the Lacey Act, and the awesome...

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