Category Archives: Snakes

Python captured in Ferguson Township

A pet python that was reported missing Monday from a Ferguson Township home has been caught.

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Snakes are dangerous but useful

Snake bites is a major problem in Sri Lanka, with nearly 60,000 people becoming victims annually. Only close to 40,000 receive treatment from the hospitals, but others resort to traditional methods often resulting in deaths.

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Herpetologists: Hot weather is making snakes more likely to bite

A young child is on the road to recovery after being bitten by a snake happened in Garland on Sunday. The four-year-old was bitten by a Copperhead and hospitalized.

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Dead foreign snake sighting a concern

The discovery of a dead, four-foot long constrictor snake on Rainbow Road is unusual but does not present danger to the public, says wildlife enforcement officer Wolfgang Brunnwieser.

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Serpents face slippery existence

Last week staff at an MoT test centre in Bedfont, west London, opened the bonnet of a van to discover a 4ft-long North American black rat snake curled around the engine.

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