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Photo courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

Motorists Cautioned: Box Turtles on the Move

The majority of turtles on the road right now are three-toed box turtles.

06/11/2015

Eastern Massasauga Rattle Snake (Bill Reker/KMOX)

St. Louis-Area Snake Guide: Don’t Be Afraid

People across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.

06/05/2015

Timber Rattlesnake, Animal Portrait. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

3 Species of Poisonous Snakes in St. Louis

Dan Zarlenga, with the Missouri Department of Conservation, says the state has five species of poisonous snakes, and three of them are in the St. Louis area.

05/28/2015

Man with HIV Bites O’Fallon Officer

20-year-old charged with biting O’Fallon MO officer during arrest.

03/10/2011

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