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   Aug 17

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! Today we bring you this serene headshot of a lovely Black-tailed Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus), uploaded by kingsnake.com user MartinWhalin1 ! This guy was found in the wild in Arizona and as you can see, he was respected by the herpers and he gave them respect in return. Be sure to tell them […]

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   Aug 16

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

I’m pretty sure photoshop was used on this Ackie in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user BryanD , but I would prefer to think they are realy taking over outter space! What a cool shot in black and white! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own […]

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   Aug 15

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

So very underestimated but how many of you caught a Garter like the one in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user snakekate for your first field find? 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 […]

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   Aug 14

Herp Photo of the Day: Salamander

Sonoma County has some beautiful Black Speckled Salamanders, just like this one in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user skyserpent ! 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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   Aug 13

Herp Photo of the Day: Kingsnake

Love the darker phase of this greyband in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user trevid ! 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  (41) Rep-Cal […]

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   Aug 13

South Florida Mole King

I actually successfully bred this male South Florida mole king with a smaller female–both commercially obtained. Dratted snake! How many times—how many years—how many pure thoughts—does it take to find a live one? I’ve tried over and over and over again— and then tried again–alone and with Jake. Sum total? Zero alive! Other friends have […]

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   Aug 10

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! Isn’t this a gorgeous Southern Pacific Rattlesnake in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Canes05 ! 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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   Aug 09

Herp Photo of the Day: Frog

Hopefully the gorgeous blues of this Dendrobates auratus uploaded by kingsnake.com user amazonreptile will brighten 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 here: King Snake  (228) Exo Terra Sun-Glo Basking […]

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   Aug 08

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

You know it is going to be fun when you start out the day with an Eastern coachwhip in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jodscovry! 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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   Aug 07

Herp Photo of the Day: Python

Such a lovely contrast against the blue, this Angolan Python takes the spotlight in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user EdCB ! 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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   Aug 06

Herp Photo of the Day: Kingsnake

We might be biased, but we have always have a soft spot for kingsnakes, like this California mountain kingsnake in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user EdzExotics ! 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 […]

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   Aug 06

Scott Bar Salamander

The longitudinally divided dorsal stripe of the juvenile Scott Bar salamander is easily seen here. The Scott Bar salamander (Plethodon asupak) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. The genus occurs primarily in the USA but a few species extend northward into southern Canada. The Scott Bar salamander is restricted to a very […]

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   Aug 03

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! This Timber Rattlesnake in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user herpermike1 was found in a very populated area in Tennesee, and moved to a more safe location! Great Message! ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here!As always on Friday, we celebrate all of our venomous […]

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   Aug 02

Herp Photo of the Day: Python

Diamond’s aren’t just a girl’s best friend, they are everyones! This stunning Diamond Python our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user CincyGrady shows us why! 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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   Aug 01

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

Here is something you don’t see every day! A field shot of a Guyana Kentropyx (Kentropyx borckiana) in Barbados for our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user davemangham is feeling SASSY! 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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   Jul 31

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

A whole lot of AWWWWS for this newborn Collared Lizard in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user the4thmonkey! 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) […]

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   Jul 30

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

After a weekend of relaxing, like the Water Dragon in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user arkherps , it’s time to get back to the grind! 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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   Jul 30

North Florida Swamp Snake

The 3 subspecies of swamp snakes are very similar in appearance, They are best determined by ventral scale count and range.This is the North Florida swamp snake, Liodytes pygaea pygaea. The North Florida swamp snake, a small but very pretty, predominantly aquatic taxon, has recently been reclassified by the nomenclatural clowns. Seminatrix, the very long-standing […]

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   Jul 27

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! Love this Harry Greene Approved field shot of a juvenile Timber in our photo of the day uploaded by kingsnake.com user jameswv ! 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. It is our […]

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   Jul 26

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

In our opinion, Water Snakes, like the one in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Lachesis1 are among the most under-rated and misunderstood of our non-venomous snakes. We, however, love them! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and […]

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   Jul 25

Herp Photo of the Day: Toad

Most commonly known as the harlequin toad, this Atelopus barbotinitakes center stage in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jamesmatthews! 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: […]

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   Jul 24

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

Newborns are always something that cures a bad day. This little Ctenosaura palearis in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user ilovemonitorliza is just the cure for the blues! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured […]

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   Jul 23

Chocolate Treefrog

This, the chocolate treefrog, is one that we eagerly seek but seldom see. Knock- knock- knock- knock. Hmmmm, I wonder? Again the knocking but this time I was bit closer. The sound came from a few feet into the rainforest to the left of the slippery, very muddy trail. I had a pretty good idea […]

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   Jul 20

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

In our celebration of all things venomous on Friday, this little rough-scaled bush viper (Atheris hispida) in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user eekster26 is looking forward to the weekend! 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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   Jul 19

Herp Photo of the Day: Gecko

Love the detail in this headshot of a Uroplatus fimbriatus in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user zmarchetti ! 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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   Jul 18

Herp Photo of the Day: Turtle

This Box turtlle is loving life in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Jen350 ! 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  (81) CYS EXCEL Cake […]

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   Jul 17

Invasive Fish and Wildlife act introduced

HR6362 has been introduced and is titled the “Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2018.” The bill was introduced by Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and with no co-sponsors. This USARK broke down the bill and what it intends to do in plain english for us: Makes illegal the transportation of injurious species between states: […]

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   Jul 17

Herp Photo of the Day: Python

This little Retic has it’s eye on you in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Steve_Ray ! 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  (104) […]

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   Jul 16

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy World Snake Day!

This Jungle Carpet is so bright it is almost glowing in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user ttreptile1 !! 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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   Jul 16

Coral Mud Snakes

Hydrops martii has narrow, prominent bands. The theme of red, black, and yellow (or white) bands/rings is not uncommon among Amazonian snakes. Not only are there a number of coral snake species that bear those familiar colors (although not in the sequence that we in the USA are familiar with), but there are a number […]

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   Jul 13

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! We hopped into the way back machince to find this field shot of Cerastes cerastes in our photo of the day uploaded by kingsnake.com user shahar ! 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 […]

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   Jul 12

Herp Photo of the Day: Boa

As you can see here in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user mjmullis , there is no doubt where the name came from! 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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   Jul 11

Herp Photo of the Day: Chameleon

This little African Stump-tailed Chameleon (Ri. brevicaudatus) is waiting for his snack in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user pardalisberlin ! 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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   Jul 10

Herp Photo of the Day: Tortoise

We so love baby shots, like this Radiated Tortoise hatching right here in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user radiata137 ! 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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   Jul 09

Herp Photo of the Day: Gopher Snake

This vibrant Cape Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer vertebralis) in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user pitparade will brighten your Monday for sure! 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 […]

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   Jul 09

Aquatic Caecilian

A tangle of aquatic caecilians, including gravid females. It was about midnight and a heavy seasonal shower had just abated. I was standing on the edge of a small inlet on the Rio Orosa in Amazonian Peru. I had been hoping to find a small aquatic snake or two, had actually succeeded (another story), and […]

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   Jul 06

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! This fantastic headshot of a Copperhead our herp photo of the day uploaded by kingsnake.com user cochran reminds us that on Rattlesnake Friday, we celebrate all our venomous creatures! 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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   Jul 05

Herp Photo of the Day: Alligator

Loving this juvenile alligator in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user mbwright82 chilling out on a warm 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 Read more here: King Snake  (47) […]

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   Jul 03

Herp Photo of the Day: Salamander

Sonoma County has some beautiful Black Speckled Salamanders, just like this one in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user skyserpent ! 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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   Jul 02

Herp Photo of the Day: Turtle

This sideneck turtle is playing shy in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user reptilicus81 ! 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  (435) Fluker's Buffet Blend […]

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