Tag: Reptiles

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MIAMI — With burrowing iguanas showing up in people's toilets and damaging expensive sewer lines, Florida wildlife managers are stepping up efforts to control...
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BEAUMONT, Texas — Two men have been sentenced to federal prison in a scheme to catch alligator snapping turtles in Texas and sell the...
Sea turtles shocked by cold returned to Gulf of Mexico

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — Sixty endangered Atlantic green sea turtles that went into shock when South Texas experienced snowy weather have been released...
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PORTLAND, Maine — Federal wildlife officials say they are reviewing the status of a sea turtle that lives in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean to...
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TUCSON, Ariz. — As soon as a rattlesnake sinks its fangs into a victim, the venom starts traveling through the bloodstream. Within seconds, people...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — The N.C. Department of Transportation says it will close the Alligator River Bridge to all vehicle and boat traffic next month...
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A man who illegally collected endangered snakes and shipped them to his Connecticut home has pleaded guilty to illegally transporting protected...
Fewer sea turtle hatchlings being cared for at Texas lab

GALVESTON, Texas — Ben Higgins recently hovered over a blue crate containing a swimming loggerhead sea turtle, one of about 60 he's helping to...
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MIAMI — A monster Burmese python has been captured by a snake hunter in the Florida Everglades. ...
2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

TOKYO — Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment of global species at risk...

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