Pythons, peacocks, and monkeys have all made the Sunshine State their home.
You may have been taught the old cowboy trick of applying a tourniquet and using a blade to cut the bite wound to suck out the poison. It looks dramatic, but does it really work?
Legend tells of St. Patrick using the power of his faith to drive all of Ireland’s snakes into the sea. It’s an impressive image, but there’s no way it could have happened.
These prehistoric beasts deserve just as much recognition as their dinosaur peers.
You probably know that these lizards can change their skin color, but they’ve got plenty of other tricks as well.
Scientists estimate that roughly 8.7 million species of plants and animals roam the Earth today. And some of them might haunt your dreams.
The animal kingdom features a wide variety of penises that vary in shape, size, and function. Here are some of the most unusual of them.
The lake is known to locals for harboring the possibly real, possibly mythological 500-pound snapping turtle known as Oscar.
An expedition to hunt Komodo dragons and bring them to New York City in 1927 bore many similarities to the movie 'King Kong' that premiered six years later.
The popular condiment is good on sandwiches but even better for turtles. It's a major tool in an ecological disaster.
'Brookesia nana' males may be less than 1 inch long, but they make up for it by being able to strut around a locker room with enormous reproductive organs.
A small study of four young American alligators demonstrated that they can regrow damaged tails up to 9 inches in length.
A 62-year-old female python at the St. Louis Zoo hasn't been in contact with a male in decades, but she was somehow able to reproduce this summer.
Georgia needs your help to prevent the Argentine black and white tegu from becoming a devastating invasive species.
Explore a 3D-model of a lizard's record-setting poop, formed by its taste for pizza grease, that will haunt the halls of eternity.
This Costa Rica animal rescue center houses every kind of animal, from spider monkeys to sea turtles.
Past rescue attempts, including one by famous animal whisperer “Panji the Adventurer,” have all failed.
It’s unclear whether or not the man ever found his lost keys, or if perhaps the boa constrictor found them first.
As temperatures approached freezing in South Florida, the National Weather Service in Miami warned of stunned iguanas falling out of trees.
The “Fantastic Grandmothers” volunteered to use their New Caledonia snorkeling trips to photograph the venomous reptiles.
You can follow African rock python Squeeze’s journey to motherhood on Smithsonian Channel's new special ‘Queen of the Pythons.’
Photographs show the struggle between the olive python and the freshwater crocodile—two of Australia's most impressive reptilian predators.
The tunnel reduced the turtle mortality rate by 85 percent in its first year, and has also become a popular highway for other small animals.
It's a myth that these venomous vipers will always shake its rattle before attacking, but a rattlesnake bite still packs a punch.