State regulators rejected a push from an advocacy group representing reptile enthusiasts to reconsider new rules adopted last year that restricted ownership of Burmese pythons.
Out of Georgia's 46 species of snakes, only six are venomous and just three represent a fatal threat: the cottonmouth, diamondback rattlesnake and timber rattlesnake.
Georgia has 47 different species of snakes. Here’s what to do when you see one.
South African pilot Rudolf Erasmus made an emergency landing after discovering a Cape cobra accompanying him in the cockpit on Monday. The snake has not been found again since the plane landed.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Board on Tuesday voted to limit future ownership of Burmese pythons, along with Indian rock pythons, Argentine black and white tegus, Nile monitor lizards, African helmeted turtles and Chinese softshell turtles.
How do boa constrictors breathe while constricting their victims? A new study finds that snakes can switch which set of ribs they use to draw in air as they crush their meal before devouring it.
The 30-year-old U.S. citizen was trying to smuggle 43 horned lizards and nine snakes in small bags into the United States, officials say.
Footage of the 'Snakes on a Plane' moment has been viewed more than 2 million times on TikTok.