Reptiles

Alligators    Everglades, Florida

4261 131206  Study finds 'spectacular complexity', tool use among alligators  (Houston Chronicle, Carol Christian, 12/03/2013)
2545 130712  Caiman Picture -- Animal Photo -- National Geographic Photo of the Day  Brazil, July 8, 2013.
Caiman - Wikipedia

Snake
Snakes | Minnesota Herpetological Society

Brown Snake

Garter Snakes


Gopher Snake 

Northern Water Snake  July 2013  (around 1.5 m  long)

Redbelly Snake

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California King Snake  (Dave Koskenmaki)


12885 170620  Every spring, thousands of snakes let loose in Winnipeg — with only one thing on their minds – Twin Cities
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Snakes


12530 170331  Python eats Alligator 02, Time Lapse Speed x6 - YouTube
Most Amazing Snake Attacks - King Cobra attacks Python Python attacks King Cobra - YouTube
Python Dies After Eating Porcupine And Its Quills Puncture The Stomach - Snakes - YouTube

python swallowed a cow - YouTube
Pythonidae - Wikipedia

12529 170331  Python swallows Indonesian man whole - The Washington Post  03/29/2017
Indonesian man found dead in belly of 7m-long python - YouTube
Pythonidae - Wikipedia
Boa constrictor - Wikipedia

Boa Constrictor  |  Belly Dancing with Snakes (Pythons or Boa Constrictors)  |  Reptiles > Snakes

10218 150927  We LOVE it when people help turtles... - Paws Animal Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.
-  ...  You need to wash your hands after touching turtles...
We saw a Blanding's Turtle and Wood Turtle at the Fall Raptor Release at the Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center.
Blanding's Turtle: Minnesota DNR
Wood Turtle: Minnesota DNR
We also saw a Hognose Snake (In captivity) at close range.
Eastern Hognose Snake: Minnesota DNR

Reptiles

9904 150810 
Mysterious fungus killing snakes in at least 9 states - AOL.com AP

9689 150716  How deadly venom is actually saving lives - AOL.com  07/15/2015

6938 140814  Ancient Butterfly-Headed Flying Reptile Discovered - Discovery News  Tia Ghose, Live Science, 08/13/2014

6922 140813  
Gecko's Sticky Secret A Lot Of Toe Hair - Forbes  Eric Mack, 08/12/2014
Geckos Use Toe Hairs to Adhere to Surfaces  (Viral Global News, James Fenner, 08/13/2014)
Gecko - Wikipedia


6906 140811  Alligators vs. Crocodiles: Photos Revel Who's Who  (Live Science, LiveScience Staff, 08/11/2014)  Pinterest

6552 140703  If You're Scared of Snakes, Don't Watch This  video  National Geographic, 06/14/2025
Amazing Video Inside the World's Largest Gathering of Snakes  National Geographic, Christine Dell'Amore, 06/26/2014

3201 130829  "Nature"  How snakes hear without ears - Washington Post - When a rattlesnake shakes its tail, does it hear the rattling? Scientists have long struggled to understand how snakes, which lack external ears, sense sounds. Now, a new study shows that sound waves cause vibrations in a snake’s skull that are then “heard” by the inner ear. ...  | 
Do Snakes Have Ears? LiveScience 

Lizard
3504 130920  New legless lizards found in California - CNN.com: lizards have eyelids while snakes don't. If they blink, they're lizards. Otherwise they're snakes. (CNN, Brad Lendon, 09/19/2013) ...  How to tell a legless lizard from a snake? According to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the easiest way to tell the difference is to look them in the eyes.
HowStuffWorks: What's the difference between a snake and a legless lizard?
3 Cool Facts about Legless Lizards Pet Reptiles - YouTube
our Reptile photo page


12404 170306  37th Anniversary of Komodo National Park  Google Doodle
Komodo National Park  Indonesia
Komodo National Park Google Doodle. Facts about Komodo Dragons - YouTube
Komodo National Park - Wikipedia

Komodo (island) - Wikipedia
Komodo Dragon National Geographic
Komodo Dragons Hunt Buffalo | Life | Discovery
Best of Komodo Dragon Attacks Compilation 2016! - YouTube
The crocodile hunter - Steve and the dragon - YouTube
The Freshman (1990) - IMDb
New7Wonders of Nature - Wikipedia
New7Wonders of the World - Wikipedia
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Iguana from Grand Cayman Island --- Monty's Traveling Reptile Show, the MN State Fair

Animals Attack: Shrew vs. Snake (National Geographic video)    トガリネズミ vs. ヘビ   As you can hear in this video clip, those shrews could be WWE Superstars. Just kidding, but those shrews are amazing. Sometime ago, Steve, one of my gym buddies, told me, "A shrew can attack a snake." Shrew Facts  |  Shrew (Wikipedia) トガリネズミ  We've seen two shrews, which were dead on park trails. We'll post photos of the shrews later. See our Garter Snake photos  |  Impaled Shrew by a Shrike (Matt, Arboretum)

Cobra vs. Mongoose, India (National Geographic video)  
コブラ vs. マングース  Sometime ago, Steve, one of my gym buddies, also told me, "A mongoose is able to kill a poisonous snake." Mongoose (Wikipedia) マングース科  |  Top 7 Top Killers  |  our Snake photos

2678 130721  'World's Scariest Animal Attacks' 24-foot anaconda vs. police officer  (AOL)  Brazil

2941 130806  Autopsies planned for boys, 5 and 7, apparently strangled by 15-foot snake  - two Canadian boys, ... were apparently killed during a sleepover when a 15-foot python escaped its cage, slithered up through a ventilation shaft and strangled them.  (NBC, MSN)
What you don't know about pythons    USA NOW video 
our Boa Constrictor photo page


Turtles

Minnesota's Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, Frogs, Toads and Salamanders - Amphibians and Reptiles of Minnesota (Minnesota Herpetology Page)

Raccoons vs. Reptiles such as alligators and snapping turtles



10218 150927  We LOVE it when people help turtles... - Paws Animal Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.
-  ...  You need to wash your hands after touching t
urtles...
We saw a Blanding's Turtle and Wood Turtle at the Fall Raptor Release at the Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center.
Blanding's Turtle: Minnesota DNR
Wood Turtle: Minnesota DNR
We also saw a Hognose Snake (In captivity) at close range.
Eastern Hognose Snake: Minnesota DNR

Reptiles


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