Masters of camouflage, leaf tailed geckos are sought after as a pet. But take care of where they come from. Their survival in the wild depends on it.
Rat snakes are very harmless non aggressive snakes that serve us all by hunting and eating rodents. The only problems humans encounter with rat snakes is in the cases when they raise chickens.
It comes as somewhat of a surprise to find, that although the island of Tenerife has a sub-tropical Canary Islands climate with forests and rocky semi-desert ground that would be ideal for snakes, that there are no species of this type of reptile to...
What does it mean for a snake to be front-fanged or rear-fanged? This not only refers to the placement of the fangs, themselves, but a number of other factors, including dentition. Front-fanged snakes have less teeth in fewer places than rear-fanged snakes due to their lack of a need to hold on...
What snakes are venomous? Which are poisonous? Is there a difference? Yes, there is! While there are ~1,300 venomous species of snakes in the world, there are only around 4 species that are poisonous.
Description of the fascinating types of snakes found around the world, with pictures and videos.
Louisiana is blessed with an abundant number of amphibians. Here you will find photos, information and links about frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and others.
Recently, the fossils of the biggest snake that has ever lived were uncovered in South America. The snake, known as Titanoboa was so large that it made the monstrous pythons and anacondas of today look like worms.
This hub features pictures, quick facts, venom facts and short summaries of 17 species of elapids. Elapids are the group containing cobras, mambas, sea snakes, kraits, death adders, and coral snakes.
Florida is brimming with wildlife. This article lists those animals that are members of the reptile class.