Newly-Identified Dwarf Snake Species Named for California Academy of Sciences ResearcherThree snake specimens are the only known members of a new snake genus, called Levitonius, and a new snake species (Levitonius mirus) named for Alan Leviton, a researcher at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
More Rattlesnake Sightings At Bay Area Parks, Trails, Homes Due To Early Mating Season
Bag Of Precious Reptiles Stolen From Breeder In San Jose Parking GarageA duffel bag of reptiles was reportedly stolen from a Campbell reptile breeder when he was packing them in his car in a San Jose parking garage on Saturday, the man said.
Rattlesnake Sightings Spike In Sonoma County As Summer Heats UpSummertime in Sonoma County is really nice, and it turns out that rattlesnakes like it too.
Warm Weather Prompts Rattlesnake Warning For Hikers In East Bay ParksWarm weather increases the likelihood of interactions between rattlesnakes and hikers or dogs, and the East Bay Regional Park District is warning outdoor enthusiasts to be careful as summer approaches.
Severely Burned Pet Kingsnake Needs Loving Snake-Savvy HomeA severely burned Florida Kingsnake named Felix is looking for a new home after months of treatment. He's friendly, rehabbed and ready for an owner who knows how to care snakes.
'Super Snake' Slithering Around Florida? DNA Study Says YesA study of Florida's python population has discovered some unnerving information about a possibly terrifying new breed of slithering creatures.
Snake Slithers Out Of Car Air Vent While Woman Is DrivingA Virginia woman got a horrifying surprise when a nearly three-foot long snake came slithering out of an air vent while she was driving.
Rattlesnake Warning Issued by East Bay Regional Park DistrictOfficials are warning residents in the East Bay about rattlesnakes following two recent bites.
Bay Area Teen Survives Deadly Snake's Bite In BelizeAudrey Benton is recovering after being bitten by one of the deadliest snakes alive -- the Fer-de-Lance.
Snake Wranglers Busy As Hot Weather Draws Them Into Bay Area Yards, HomesBay Area snake wranglers are busy this week as the hot weather draws snakes into backyards and urban areas.
Watch Your Step! Rattlesnakes Out Early On Bay Area TrailsRattlesnakes are out a month earlier than usual in the Bay Area, so watch your step out on hiking trails.
Amazon Tree Boas Smuggled Into U.S. From South America Find Home At Oakland ZooThree Amazon tree boas that were illegally transported from South America to Florida have found a new home at the Oakland Zoo.
Dozens Of Rattlesnakes Released Into Wild After Being Captured In Bay Area NeighborhoodsDozens of rattlesnakes found in residential neighborhoods and captured were set to be released into the wild Friday in Northern California so they could prepare for a winter hibernation.
Invasive Water Snakes Competing With Endangered California Garter Snakes For FoodScientists are concerned about two species of non-native snakes settling in waters around the Sacramento who are competing for food with California's own giant garter snake.