The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
A venomous boomslang has been rescued after it was found slithering on the shores of Winklespruit Beach, south of Durban.
Jason Arnold, from Universal Reptiles, has rescued a nest full of fledglings from a boomslang hiding in a window close by, waiting for his chance to strike. Watch.
This black mamba, rescued from the roof of a KwaZulu-Natal home, was most likely there to dine on some rats, before dashing back to the bush, snake catcher Jason Arnold from Universal Reptiles told News24.
A deadly cobra was on the loose in the German town of Herne on Tuesday, with local residents told to keep their windows closed and steer clear of long grass.
It is normal for people to see many black mambas this time of year and residents should call professional handlers if they encounter one, the KwaZulu-Natal Amphibian and Reptile Conservation advises.
Up to 40% of amphibians are threatened with extinction. Here are 15 rare species of frogs, geckos, and snakes caught colourfully on camera.
On Sunday, a man in Lawton, Oklahoma was bitten in the face by a snake when visiting his a friend. The footage of the bite is scary.
A 1.4m Mozambique spitting cobra was captured outside a house in Verulam, Durban, on Tuesday.
The injection that could save your life if you are bitten by a rinkhals, or black mamba, black widow spider, starts its journey in the blood of a horse.
There was a small measure of pandemonium in London’s Stepney Street when pedestrians spotted a two-metre long snake.
Snake catcher Jason Arnold was called out to rescue a 2.1-metre black mamba, with a large bulge in its abdomen, curled up in a stack of pallets at a business premises in Verulam, Durban. Watch.
The python was rescued from a den under the stairs of a deck at the estate.
A family in Westville, Durban, has a habit of attracting some unwelcome slithery visitors. Watch.
A black mamba has been caught on camera trying to enter a home in Verulam, north of Durban.
Is it the lion? Is it the crocodile? Or is it the lumbering two-ton hippo? Turns out, it’s none of them.
A Pietermaritzburg man got the fright of his life when he encountered a deadly black mamba while cycling on Sunday.
One Pretoria mom got much more than she bargained for during a recent trip to the North West, when a Mozambique spitting cobra unexpectedly reared its head from a toilet her daughter was using.
Spring is snake season and the reptiles can be found anywhere - in bedrooms and kitchens and urban gardens. Here's what to do should you encounter a snake, or get bitten by one.
CREATURES of every shape and size are living in terror in parts of Florida as massive snakes go on the rampage.
US transport safety officials stopped snake from "boarding" a plane in Miami after they found it was smuggled into a portable hard drive.
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