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   Jun 22

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

This little Diamondback baby found Arizona is adorable in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user kevinjudd in the field! We can only imagine the excitement at this find! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see […]

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   Jun 21

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

An all American, this Baja black-collared lizard basks in it’s own freedom in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Brockn ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: […]

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   Jun 20

Herp Photo of the Day: Kingsnake

A snake in the hand is better than two in the bush! Like this lovely field shot kingsnake in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Kingzilla! Be sure to tell tem you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured […]

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   Jun 19

Herp Photo of the Day: Python

The Coelen’s python may be a hybrid, but they are still are so beautiful that they deserve a spot in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user JonathanH! Be sure to tell tem you liked it here! Be sure to tell JonathanH you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian […]

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   Jun 18

Herp Photo of the Day: Frog

A stunning shot from Ghana of this Crowned Bullfrog steals the limelight in our herp photo of the day uploaded by kingsnake.com user Slaytonp ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more […]

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   Jun 18

The “Caw” of the Crow

The crows will often alert me to nesting activities by our tortoises. Caw, caw, caw. Hmmmmm. That crow is really close. I glanced up from the keyboard and scanned the bird feeders. No crow. Caw, caw, caw. Nearer yet. Then it dawned. The crow, inky black even when bathed in the brightness of the late […]

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   Jun 15

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Check out this gorgeous Southern Pacific Rattlesnake in our herp photo of the day uploaded by kingsnake.com user lichanura ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (369) Zoo […]

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   Jun 14

Herp Photo of the Day: Gecko

This hatching Leopard Gecko is cute as a button in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user radar357 ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake […]

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   Jun 13

Herp Photo of the Day: Milksnake

This Milk snake is just hanging out our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user gerryg . Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (616) Zoo Med Floating […]

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   Jun 12

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

Good things come in small packages, like the Rough Earth Snake in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user gdy! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake […]

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   Jun 11

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

So much curiosity in this hatchling Baja black-collared lizard in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user wwwwwells ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own and photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (659) TetraColor Tropical […]

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   Jun 11

Wehrle’s Salamander

This is the “Dixie Caverns” phase of Wherle’s salamander. Of variable colors and/or patterns in all populations, in 2 of its 3 variations, Wehrle’s salamander, Plethodon wehrlei, is just an interesting little (tyo 6”) dark-colored salamander of the wooded uplands. It range southward from extreme South West New York to extreme North Central North Carolina. […]

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   Jun 08

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

We give all venomous species some love on Rattlesnake Friday, especially these baby Cobras in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user SouthernHerp !? Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more […]

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   Jun 07

Herp Photo of the Day: Hognose

Let’s go Hog Wild for this Eddy County New Mexico Locality Hognose in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user nearhoofm ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: […]

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   Jun 06

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

This Helmeted Iguana or Hernandez’s helmeted basilisk (Corytophanes hernandezi) in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user chrish is quite the break from our usual. What a regal and stunning animal! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could […]

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   Jun 06

Black racer

Having just emerged from the walls of our house, this black racer is now waiting for the sunshine. Every morning (weather permitting) this little black nose, belonging to an adult southern black racer, Coluber constrictor priapus, pokes out of a tiny space between our home’s siding and the frame. A half hour later the owner […]

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   Jun 05

Herp Photo of the Day: Monitor

I’m a little green with envy of this Green Tree Monitor in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user roadspawn and her plans for a lazy day. Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! […]

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   Jun 04

Herp Photo of the Day: Turtle

What makes a Monday more tolerable? A baby box turtle hatching like the one in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user norristhenut . Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read […]

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   Jun 01

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! All coiled up, this Central American jumping pitviper (Atropoides mexicanus) in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Gaboonviper1388 is all chilled out! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! As always on Friday, we celebrate all of our venomous reptiles for their contribution to the world. […]

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   May 31

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

What a beautiful Cuban Knight Anole in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user StPierre68 ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (154) Penn Plax REP701 […]

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   May 30

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

This gorgeous Shinisaurus crocodilurus in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user lavadusch will hopefully be the brightest part of your day! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more […]

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   May 29

Herp Photo of the Day: Python

Hope hatching Albino Pied Ball Python in our herp photo of the day should help kick your day off right, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Bigfoots ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read […]

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   May 25

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! This baby Cobra is getting it’s first breath in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user SouthernHerp! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! As always on Friday, we celebrate all of our venomous reptiles for their contribution to the world. Upload your own reptile and amphibian […]

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   May 24

Herp Photo of the Day: Monitor

This gorgeous pair of Blue Tree Monitors can see the weekend coming in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user roadspawn ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more […]

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   May 23

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy World Turtle Day!

This Sulawesi forest turtle in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user andystorts , wants to make sure you know today is World Turtle Day! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more […]

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   May 22

Herp Photo of the Day: Bearded Dragon

How high can you stack your dragons? Another pic overloaded with cuteness, uploaded by kingsnake.com user dedragons! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (154) Penn Plax REP701 Lizard […]

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   May 21

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

What a cutie! Happy Monday from this totes adorbs horned lizard in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jcraft75 ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King […]

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   May 21

Leopard Rat Snake, Zamenis situla

Although an agile climber, the leopard rat snake is entirely at home on the ground. Because of superficial similarities to our corn snake, not the least being that of color and pattern, this pretty rat snake was often referred to by American hobbyists as the European Corn Snake. Like our corn snake, the leopard rat […]

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   May 18

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! This prairie rattlesnake in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user DanL shows us exactly what a rattlesnake does in the wild if they feel threatened! First they warn and then they try to run away! Rattlesnakes are so very important to our ecosystem and it is so very […]

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   May 17

Herp Photo of the Day: Frog

We hope that this amazing field shot of a Wood Frog kicks off your day right in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user casichelydia . Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! […]

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   May 16

Herp Photo of the Day: Nile Crocodile

Tick Tock. The week passes quickly but today is easier starting with the smile of a Nile Croc in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user CDieter! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured […]

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   May 15

Herp Photo of the Day: Pine

This Pine Snake looks so velvety smooth in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Jack77 ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (439) Fluker's Buffet […]

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   May 14

Herp Photo of the Day: Hognose

It’s Monday, feeling kinda like this hoggie in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jeffb ! Be sure to tell jeffb you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (446) Zoo […]

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   May 14

Peeper Time

Although capable of climbing, the peeper does not usually ascend very high. Although peeper season down here in the “deep southeast” (nFL, sGA and sAL) is now almost over (it’s mid-April), it was brought to my attention the other day that it has just started up in the northland that I still think of as […]

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   May 11

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! Time to crack a cold one and celebrate the weekend. This A. c. contortrix is already a step ahead of us in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user AlexNevgloski! p.s. Always pick up the trash you see in the field. Be sure to tell them you liked it […]

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   May 10

Herp Photo of the Day: Chameleon

This Ambilobe Panther Chameleon is all fired up in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user vinniem1210! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (126) Century […]

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   May 09

Herp Photo of the Day: Turtle

Sassy as babies, sassy as adults! This roaring baby snapping turtle is our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user makonai777! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King […]

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   May 08

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

How cool is this African Herald Snake (Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia) in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user MVH4 . Gotta love colubrids of all types! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more […]

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   May 07

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

Alligator lizards are becoming more popular as reptile pets and it is easy to see why in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user SalS ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read […]

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   May 07

The Broad-headed Skink–A Remarkably Beautiful Lizard

It is during the breeding season that the head of the male broad-head is fiery and enlarged. The broad-headed skink, Plestiodon laticeps, is easily kept but not always easily bred. It was way back in the early 1950s that I first saw this species. It was then known as the “greater five-lind skink.” I was […]

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