Reptile Politics

The Reptile Report
Feb 25, 2016

Best of 2015 Award WINNERS!

The Reptile Report - This is the complete list of Reader’s Choice AND Editor’s Choice Winners and, if applicable, their Honorable Mentions as well.  Our community is full of worthy contenders and it...

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Caudata.org
Feb 12, 2016

Salamander Survey

Caudata.org - Attention salamander hobbyists, keepers and sellers: Caudata.org is collecting data on salamanders, especially interstate trade and captive propagation. Please complete the short survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/Caudata if you are involved with salamanders...

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On the Web
Feb 3, 2016

Salamander Trade Ban Draws Praise and Frustration

On the Web - While some are pleased with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent ban on the importation and interstate transport of 201 species of salamanders in an attempt to...

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The Reptile Report
Jan 21, 2016

Venom Wars – Literal and Figurative

The Reptile Report - Brian Barczyk recently announced his involvement with a new Discovery Channel show called Venom Hunters.  Within minutes, Brian was flooded with messages about being a “sell out” and...

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USARK
Jan 16, 2016

USARK: Salamander Injurious Listing

USARK - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has posted an interim rule, listing 201 species (from 20 genera) of salamanders as injurious, prohibiting their importation and interstate transport. The...

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On the Web
Dec 22, 2015

GNR: The Battle We Face

On the Web - Richard Stanley (lawyer for USARK) joins Gecko Nation Radio to help us understand the battle we face for the right to own our pets. USARK is fighting for our...

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Urban Jungles Radio
Dec 3, 2015

UJR: A Crock in Maine and Crocfest in Florida

Urban Jungles Radio - Richard Stanley stops by Urban Jungles Radio to talk about a woman that had her pet snakes unjustly confiscated by the federal government and what should happen in...

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YouTube reptile video
Nov 21, 2015

UJR: Joe Exotic, Part Two

YouTube - Joe Exotic is in the Urban Jungles Radio studio to discuss some of the current political issues surrounding reptile and exotic animal ownership in the United States.

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Urban Jungles Radio
Nov 19, 2015

UJR: The Tiger King Returns

Urban Jungles Radio - The tiger king, Joe Schreibvogel, returns to Urban Jungles Radio to talk about the government’s siege against exotic animals in Ohio and the proliferation of anti-exotic legislation. He...

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USARK
Nov 14, 2015

Clark County Action Alert

USARK - The deadline to comment on proposed changes to the current animal ordinance in Clark County, Nevada is November 15, 2015. The proposal includes possibly the most overbearing permit...

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USARK
Oct 6, 2015

USARK: Black Pine Snake Listed Under ESA

USARK - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the black pine snake (Pituophis melanoleucus lodingi) as a “threatened” species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Protection for threatened and...

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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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