Common Snapping Turtle

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The Western New York Herpetological Society is an organization of enthusiasts in the greater Buffalo area who share an interest in reptiles and amphibians, both in the wild and as pets. The mission of the WNYHS is to advocate for the welfare of wild and captive herps through education, conservation and research.

We assist herp keepers in maintaining healthy pets by providing up-to-date husbandry information in monthly meetings, online care sheets, and educational demonstrations.

You can learn more about the programs and outreach initiatives of the WNYHS by clicking on the appropriate menu tabs. Thank you for your visit, we hope you return again soon!