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September 30, 2015
Madagascar agents foil smuggling of more than 700 turtles
The discovery by Madagascar's customs officials of more than 700 rare tortoises about to be smuggled out of the country is ...
September 29, 2015
Elephants, crocodiles kill 7 people at Malawi park
Beware of the wildlife. Elephants and crocodiles have killed seven people in separate incidents over a seven-week period in ...
September 28, 2015
Female anti-poaching unit in South Africa gets UN award
A mostly female anti-poaching unit from South Africa has won a top environmental award at the United Nations. Dressed in ...
September 23, 2015
$134M for recovery projects arising from 2010 Gulf oil spill
A panel on Wednesday approved using $134 million provided by energy giant BP PLC on 10 projects to help the Gulf of Mexico ...
September 17, 2015
Captive snake with no male companion gives birth - again
For the second time in two years, a captive snake in southeast Missouri has given birth without any interaction with a member ...
September 13, 2015
New England experts concerned by sighting of invasive turtle
Two odd-looking Chinese soft-shelled marsh turtles raised for food in Asia have been seen south of Boston, and there's ...
August 25, 2015
2 homeless pythons given to Vermont man headed to sanctuary
Two giant southeast Asian pythons that were rescued by a long-time snake collector and were turned over to state game wardens ...
August 14, 2015
Couple who took pet snake for swim in river say it vanished
A couple who took their nearly 5-foot boa constrictor for a swim in a Pennsylvania river say the pet slipped away and they're ...
August 10, 2015
Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Caribbean beaches
The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the Caribbean are increasingly being ...
August 09, 2015
Mysterious fungus killing snakes in at least 9 states
Hidden on hillsides in a remote part of western Vermont, a small number of venomous timber rattlesnakes slither among the ...
August 07, 2015
Florida man pleads guilty to trading in wild-caught snakes
A Florida man has admitted his role in the trade of 59 illegally caught wild snakes, including a live rattler mailed to him ...
July 30, 2015
Aggressive cobra found at Houston high-rise apartments
An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in downtown Houston has been euthanized.
July 22, 2015
Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains of Alaska
Researchers have confirmed the discovery of a marine reptile fossil in the Talkeetna Mountains, the University of Alaska ...
July 10, 2015
10-foot alligator captured near downtown Fort Worth
A blind alligator stretching more than 10 feet has been removed from the Trinity River in a park near downtown Fort Worth and ...
July 01, 2015
Too hot: Temperatures messing with sex of Australian lizards
Hotter temperatures are messing with the gender of Australia's bearded dragon lizards, a new study finds. Dragons that are ...
June 26, 2015
Rescuers guided 2 around rattlesnake in mine near Lake Mead
A National Park Service official says rescuers guided two cousins around a rattlesnake and out of a mine shaft near Lake Mead ...
June 17, 2015
US returns 7 smuggled snakes to Brazilian government
The Justice Department says it's returned to Brazil seven boa constrictors seized in a case of wildlife smuggling. The seven ...
June 17, 2015
Alligator with arrow in side euthanized after capture
An alligator found in a South Florida neighborhood with an arrow in its side has been euthanized. Neighbors in the Sunrise ...
June 16, 2015
Thieves break into Ohio pet rescue, swipe 7 rare pythons
An Ohio pet rescue is searching for seven rare pythons that were stolen from the shop over the weekend. Akron Rattery and ...
June 09, 2015
Missing 50-pound pet tortoise is found alive and well
Frank, a 50-pound pet tortoise, has been found in western Michigan after a two-day search. Owner Bradley Clark tells The ...