House spiders could not survive without insect prey. Therefore, your house contains insects even if you see only spiders.
Everyone seems to believe spider bites cause all mystery skin sores, bumps & punctures. Nearly all have other causes.
About 20 lesser-known spider myths, featuring jumping tarantulas, poisonous spider urine, ten-legged spiders, and more.
Horned lizards are rather toad-like in appearance, hence their Latin name “Phrynosoma” meaning “toad body."
Western Skinks tend to live near water in dry open forests, shrub-steppe, and grassland.
Each time a rattlesnake sheds its skin, a new segment is added to their rattle.
Pacific gopher snake eggs are some of the largest eggs of any snake found in the United States.
Striped Whipsnakes occur in specific parts of the western United States and northern Mexico.
The entire length of a California Mountain Kingsnake's body consists of repeating bands of red, black and white.
Desert nightsnakes are often mistaken for rattlesnakes but their venom is harmless to humans.
When threatened by a predator, Ring-necked Snakes will coil their tail and display their bright underside.