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Archive for April, 2020


   Apr 30

Herp Photo of the Day: Gecko

These two little Cresties seem a bit confused which way to go to food in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user MOC_Reptiles ! 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: […]

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   Apr 30

Anticipation

Most anticipated are Speckled Rattlesnakes, Crotalus mitchelli pyrrhus, in red white and blue, all in situ. As you read this Jake and I are hopefully either on our way back to the Sonoran Desert or already there. We’re traveling westward with a list of “hope to sees” almost as long as the wheelbase of the […]

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   Apr 29

Herp Photo of the Day: Garter Snake

Stunning is the only word to describe this Oregon red spotted garter snake in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Concinnitor! 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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   Apr 28

Herp Photo of the Day: Skink

Gotta love the smile from this Monkey Tail Skink in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user sreps ! 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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   Apr 27

Herp Photo of the Day: Frog

The Northern Leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) is an fairly widespread US Native species that get a spotlight in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Terry_Cox! 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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   Apr 27

Let’s Roll Some Marbles

This aberrant marbled salamander was found in South Carolina. At a total length of 3 ½ to 5 inches, when adult the pretty little marbled salamander, Ambystoma opacum, is only about half the length of the more familiar spotted salamander.The marbled salamander ranges southward from extreme souther NH to peninsular Florida and then westward to […]

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   Apr 24

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! Let’s celebrate in the mighty southwest beauty of the Rock Rattlesnake here in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Janne ! 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 […]

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   Apr 23

Herp Photo of the Day: Bearded Dragon

One little, two little, three little Bearded Dragons in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user dedragons ! It’s three for Thursday! 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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   Apr 23

Sonoran Collared Lizards

This Sonoran Collared Lizard was in the Collection of Will Wells. Tom had directed me up some rather horrible road that ascended into the mountains in the interior of Organ Pipe National Monument. The Trooper bounced and spun its way upwards. Tom sat there, intermittently singing to himself and complaining about the bumpiness of the […]

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   Apr 22

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Earth Day!

To celebrate Earth Day, we bring you this newly hatching Snapping Turtle in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user pigletto symbolize new life! 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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   Apr 21

Herp Photo of the Day: Python

This Timor Python in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user carlovandunsure has her eye on you! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Have a safe New Years Eve! 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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   Apr 20

Herp Photo of the Day: Boa

So many colors! This is one gorgeous Dumeril’s boa in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user biophiliacs ! 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 No products found. […]

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   Apr 20

The Big-headed Turtle

Although not brightly colored, big-headed turtles were popular with hobbyists. The chelonian family Platysternidae is represented by a single southeast Asian aquatic turtle species. This is the Big-headed turtle, Platysternon megacephalum. This species is distributed in one or the other of its 3 valid subspecies (megacephalum, shiui, and peguense), in southern China (including Hainan Island), […]

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   Apr 17

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! This is a stunning shot of a Western Diamondback Rattlesnake in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user juzior ! 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, not just rattlesnakes. […]

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   Apr 16

Herp Photo of the Day:Corn Snake

This little cornsnake must have been racing to get out of the egg ahead of his siblings in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user cochran ! 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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   Apr 16

Herp Photo of the Day: Pine Snake

This Mexican Pine Snake (Pituophis deppei jani) is ready for action in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user pitparade . 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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   Apr 16

Coral Pipe Snake

Note the tiny eyes and lack of eyecap on this burrowing snake.This primitive snake possesses a vestigial pelvic girdle that is represented externally by a pair of cloacal spurs. It is an ovoviviparous (live-bearing) species. It is non-venomous, and its diet consists mainly of other ectothermic species (caecilians, frogs, burrowing lizards and burrowing snakes). The […]

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   Apr 15

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

This momma Suboc is guaring her fresh clutch in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user pecoskid ! 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 No products found. Amazon […]

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   Apr 14

Herp Photo of the Day: Chameleon

This male veiled is hanging on tight for whatever is in store for him in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user GECKOPERSON ! 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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   Apr 13

Herp Photo of the Day: Toad

What a fabu shot of Atelopus barbotini in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jamesmatthews ! These guys are native to French Guyana. 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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   Apr 13

A Fluorescing Treefrog

Daytime green, the polkadot treefrog may have spots of yellow or red. The Polkadot Treefrog, Hypsiboas (formerly Hyla) punctata, a Kermit lookalike, occurs pretty much throughout South America from Colombia to Argentina and from Bolivia to Brazil’s Caribbean coast. It is also found on Trinidad and Tobago. Swamps, marshes, irrigated gardens, slow-flowing oxbows, and many […]

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   Apr 10

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

This Horned Desert Viper (Cerastes cerastes) in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Gaboonviper1388is just peeking from its hiding spot! 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! As always, on Fridays, we […]

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   Apr 09

Herp Photo of the Day: Turtle

Like something out of a sci-fi film, the mighty Mata Mata patrols the depths of the water in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Geo! 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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   Apr 09

Thoughts on the Dragon Snake

Except fot the 3 obvious rows, all other scales on the Dragon Snake are minute. Even to those among us who realized that the Dragon Snake, Xenodermus javanicus, existed, it was a species shrouded in mystery. The only detailed account of the species that I had seen were a couple of dozen sentences in John […]

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   Apr 08

Herp Photo of the Day: Iguana

What an adorable trio of Banana Pectinatas in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user kellyp. 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 No products found. Amazon […]

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   Apr 07

Herp Photo of the Day: Hognose

And the Oscar goes to this Hognose in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user MCMB . They are SUCH drama queens. 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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   Apr 06

Herp Photo of the Day: Anaconda

SO bright and brilliant, this Yellow Anaconda shines in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user mattf77 ! 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 No products […]

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   Apr 06

Florida Scrub Lizards

A pair of scrub lizards, female at bottom. Trash was everywhere. Old carpets. Broken furniture. Vegetative debris. Mattresses. Deteriorating wood. Cut trees. All this and more lay atop the sandy substrate that several lizards, one amphisbaenid, anurans, a few snake species, and one tortoise, the gopher tortoise called home. We flipped, flipped, then flipped some […]

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   Apr 03

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

We love everything that rattles, but today we give the spotlight to this baby timber rattlesnake in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jameswv! 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 […]

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   Apr 02

Herp Photo of the Day: Tortoise

Hopefully this adorable shot of an Elongated Tortoise in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user TylerStewart will help 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 […]

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   Apr 01

Herp Photo of the Day: Frog

Leopard frog yin and yang! The Leucistic tadpole really stands out in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user retnaburner! 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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