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Reptiles

The Tentacled Snake (Erpeton Tentaculatum) gets its name from the two fleshy rostral appendages (tentacles) located on the snakes snout. This unique feature allows for simple classification of the species and makes it one of the most easily recognizabl...

The Mole Snake (Pseudaspis cana) is a South African species of snake in the Colubridae family. Like a majority of this family, the Mole Snake is non-venomous, although it can be quite aggressive and has been known to cause severe bite wounds.

You may hear the Bockadam (Cerberus rynchops) referred to as The Asian Bockadam, The Bockadam Snake, The Dog-faced Water Snake or The New Guinea Bockadam. It belongs to the largest snake family, the Colubridae.

The Round Island Boa (Casarea dussumeiri) may sometimes be referred to as the Round Island Keel-scaled Boa. It is ranked as one of the world’s most endangered species and it is estimated there are fewer than 1000 left in the wild.

The Asian Vine Snake or the Oriental Whipsnake (Ahaetulla prasina) is a species of tree snake commonly found in South and Southeast Asia.

The Sinai Agama, Pseudotrapelus Sinaitus, is an agamid lizard.

Bothriechis Guifarroi is a species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras.

The Children's Python (Antaresia childreni), is a non-venomous python found in Australia. It is found mainly in the extreme north of Western Australia, the northern third of Northern territory, and in northeastern Queensland. It is also found on the is...

The Colubrine Sea Krait or Yellow-lipped Sea Krait (Laticauda colubrina), is a species of sea snake found in tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is common around East India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Borneo, Vietnam, Philippines, Nicobar I...

The Madagascar Tree Boa or Malagasy Tree Boa (Boa manditra), is a non-venomous species of boa endemic to the island of Madagascar. It is the only species in this genus or family. Its habitat is trees and shrubs near streams, rivers, ponds and swamps. ...

The Madagascar Ground Boa or Malagasy Ground Boa (Boa madagascariensis), is a non-venomous species of snake native to the island of Madagascar. It occurs mainly in the central and northern parts of the island. Its habitat is sparse, open woodland. It s...

The Rainbow Boa or Slender Boa (Epicrates cenchria), is a non-venomous species of boa found in Central and South America. In central America it is found in Costa Rica and Panama. It is more widespread in South America. It is shy and nocturnal. Its habi...

The Jamaican Boa (Epicrates subflavus), also known as the Yellow Snake, is a non-venomous species of boa native to Jamaica and the Goat Island. It is the only species in its genus and family. It is common in most limestone forests. Adults grow to an av...

The Common Northern Boa (Boa constrictor imperator), is a species of boa native to Central America. It is one of the most common boa species found in captivity. In the wild it is found in Colombia, the Caribbean Islands, the Sonoran Desert of Mexico, a...

The Abaco Island Boa (Epicrates exsul), also known as the Northern Bahamas boa, is a non-venomous species of snake native to the Bahamas. It is the only species recognized in this genus and family. It is found on Grand Bahama Island and Great Abaco Isl...

The Arafura File Snake (Acrochordus arafurae), is an aquatic species of snake found in northern Australia and New guinea. This quite common snake is often hunted by the indigenous people of northern Australia. They simply catch a snake and toss it on t...

The Florida Redbelly Turtle (Pseudemys nelsoni) is a turtle species found in Florida and southern Georgia. These turtles can be found occasionally in brackish waters and during the day may be seen basking on logs. They are active year-round and can be ...

The Barbour's Map Turtle (Graptemys barbouri) is a species of turtle that is endemic to the eastern United States in rivers located in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. These specimens are outlawed from ownership in Georgia and Alabama. In Florida, up to ...

The Black-knobbed Map Turtle (Graptemys nigrinoda) is endemic to the United States. It is a small to medium size turtle. Males average 4 inches in length with females being larger at about 7 inches in length. It has a narrow head like other map turtles...

The Desert Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata luteola) is found from the Trans-Pecos region of Texas and southeastern Arizona south into Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico. Its habitat is arid, open prairie areas. They can live 25 years or longer. The colors of...