Group_avatar_placeholder_01 Herpetology

This group answers questions related to reptile (crocodilians, lizards, snakes and turtles) and amphibian (frogs, salamanders and toads) identification, distribution,  behavior and natural history.

(This group currently has 1 expert available to answer questions)

Questions asked to this group

Bergen County New Jersey possible snake bite Posted 2 days ago

What kind of snake

This was in my yard

Prince George's County Maryland Posted 2 days ago

What kind of snake is this, and is it dangerous?

Found outside under trash can. Was pretty aggressive and struck at us.

Paulding County Georgia lampropeltis getula getula eastern kingsnake Posted 4 days ago

What morph Is my retic

Just got this retic and I want to know what morph I have. Thanks!!

Los Angeles County California reticulated python python morphs malayopython reticulatus reticulatus python reticulatus Posted 4 days ago


What is this please?

Bexar County Texas toad identification Posted 5 days ago

Found this in the grass

What kind of frog is this sorry the photo is blurry

Whitfield County Georgia toad identification possible american toad anaxyrus bufo americanus Posted 7 days ago

Snake id

What kind of snake is this About 14” long Fond in woods next to An abandoned foundation

Washington County Pennsylvania pantherophis obsoletus pantherophis alleghaniensis juvenile black ratsnake Posted 8 days ago

what type of snake

what type of snake is this is it harmless?

Flagler County Florida snake identification snakes of florida dusky pygmy rattlesnake sistrurus miliarius barbouri Posted 10 days ago

Strange habits

I was wondering if it is normal for your pet snake to take half hour naps on your glasses/headphones while you are still wearing them? He tends to do it a lot, but only with me.

Los Angeles County California snake behavior ball python Posted 12 days ago

Can you tell me what kind of snake this is. It flattens it’s head out.

Can you tell me what kind of snake this is. It flattens it’s head out.

Luzerne County Pennsylvania snake identification heterodon platirhinos eastern hognose snake snakes of pennsylvania Posted 13 days ago