BHUBANESWAR - The Bhubaneswar-based Snake Helpline Group recently organised an awareness workshop for Orissa police personnel about snakes and snake bites.
NEW DELHI - A Chinese man’s decision to ring his son instead of going to the doctor after snakebite turned out to be a life saver.
Hunts sought to kill pythons in Fla. Everglades
MIAMI — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson called Tuesday for organized hunts of thousands of pythons believed to be living in the Everglades to kill the snakes and prevent potential attacks.
MELBOURNE - For those seeking the ultimate in therapeutic body massages, a new form of massage has come up, which involves a nest of writhing snakes.
EDINBURGH - A charity has determined that a “mounting extinction crisis” is facing frogs, toads, newts, snakes and lizards across the UK and Europe.
MELBOURNE - In a rare case of a predator hunted by its prey, a toad has for the first time been captured on camera while eating a whole snake in just five minutes.
Officials: Escaped pet python strangles Fla. child
OXFORD, Fla. — A 12-foot pet Burmese python broke out of a terrarium and strangled a 2-year-old girl in her bedroom Wednesday at a central Florida home, authorities said. Shaunnia Hare was already dead when paramedics arrived at about 10 a.m., Lt. Bobby Caruthers of the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office said.
Officials: Escaped pet python strangled Fla. child
OXFORD, Fla. — A pet Burmese python measuring more than 8 feet long broke out of a terrarium and strangled a 2-year-old girl in her bedroom Wednesday at a central Florida home, authorities said. Shaiunna Hare was already dead when paramedics arrived at about 10 a.m., Lt. Bobby Caruthers of the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office said.
Boy Scout leader drowns in Wyoming rafting trip
JACKSON, Wyo. — A 50-year-old Boy Scout leader has died during a troop rafting trip on a popular whitewater stretch of the Snake River in Wyoming.
LONDON - A list of bizarre things that British students leave behind in their rooms includes snakes and white rabbits among other things.