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November 21, 2015
Scientists: Fungus causes snake ailment, but reason elusive
A fungus has been identified as the cause of a mysterious ailment that has been infecting some snake species in the eastern ...
November 18, 2015
US, Cuba sign first environmental accord since thaw
The United States and Cuba signed an agreement Wednesday to join forces and protect the vast array of fish and corals they ...
November 17, 2015
Police remove 3-foot-long snake from Texas bathtub
Police in Texas have safely removed a 3-foot-long snake that a woman discovered in her bathtub. Nobody was hurt in the ...
November 17, 2015
Dead 4-foot-long alligator found in New Jersey park
A dead 4-foot-long alligator has been found in a park in northern New Jersey. The county sheriff's office says it removed the ...
November 04, 2015
Thousands of crocodiles go hungry at Honduras farm
A U.S. investigation into alleged money laundering for drug traffickers by one of Honduras' most powerful families has ...
October 30, 2015
Australian coroner warns boats aren't safe from crocodiles
The extraordinary death of a fisherman snatched from his boat by a leaping crocodile prompted a coroner on Friday to urge ...
October 24, 2015
Georgia man faces prison again for stealing sea turtle eggs
Less than two years after he was released from prison, Lewis Jackson found authorities waiting for him as he boarded a ferry ...
October 21, 2015
New species of tortoise in Galapagos claimed
Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of a new species of giant tortoise in the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador through ...
October 21, 2015
Pig-snouted turtle from dinosaur era discovered in Utah
A strange pig-snouted turtle that lived alongside tyrannosaurs and duck-billed dinosaurs has been discovered in Utah.
October 19, 2015
Snake gets loose on Philadelphia bus, leading to evacuation
Officials say a 4-foot-long boa constrictor has gotten loose on a Philadelphia bus, leading to an emergency evacuation.
October 16, 2015
Treasure trove of late Triassic fossils discovered in Utah
Paleontologists have discovered a cliff-side in Utah brimming with fossils that offers a rare glimpse of desert life in ...
October 09, 2015
Missing snake found under dryer tried to slither away
Elvis the king cobra put up a fight, even briefly escaping, as animal control officers tried to lure it from underneath a ...
October 08, 2015
That hissing sound under the dryer? The missing king cobra
Elvis is back in the building. Elvis, the missing king cobra snake, was returned to its owner's home near Orlando after being ...
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 ...