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36-year-old US woman has 140 snakes; found with Python wrapped around neck at home

Hurst, of Battle Ground, Indiana, had an eight-foot (2.4-meter) reticulated python wrapped around her neck.

02 Nov 2019 12:50 PM

Snake with two brains spotted

Rare, two-headed rattlesnake found in New Jersey forest.

07 Sep 2019 12:19 PM

3 snakes rescued from city areas

Reptile sightings are usually reported from areas adjoining forests, like Mulund, Thane, Borivali and Vikhroli, says Aditya Patil.

27 Jul 2019 7:35 AM

Cops seize snakes worth Rs 3 crore, arrest trio

The accused had allegedly struck a deal with people belonging to an international gang of wildlife smugglers.

25 Nov 2018 1:48 AM

Cambodian reptile cafe slithers into people's hearts

Customers sip on their lattes and get up close and personal with the reptiles.

06 Sep 2018 2:47 PM


Egyptian in Red Sea resort town charms snakes to sleep

The 29-year-old has more than 13 snakes and hopes that snake charming could become a growth industry in Egypt.

08 Aug 2018 11:05 AM

Snake enthusiast films rare footage of snakes indulging in 'combat dance'

This is meant to assert dominance and create an impression over the female as part of courtship.

03 Aug 2018 7:45 PM

Horrified family in Odisha discover 111 baby cobras in their house

Villagers however claimed that the man, Bijay Bhuyan was aware of the presence of snakes there an used to worship them.

25 Jun 2018 6:01 PM

Japanese birds' 'snake' calls conjure mental images

Researchers played recordings of songbird calls warning of a snake. Find out what happened next.

30 Jan 2018 12:25 PM

Fear of spiders, snakes deeply embedded in us: study

Fear of snakes and spiders is of evolutionary origin. Mechanisms in our brains enable us to identify them and we react to them quickly.

24 Oct 2017 2:10 PM


Man caught with 50 vipers in his suitcase in China

The man had bought the vipers in eastern Zhejiang province and was taking them home to the southern city of Guangzhou to make snake wine.

02 Oct 2017 5:40 PM

New species of grass snake identified in Europe

Researchers examined the genetic identity of more than 1,600 grass snakes.

08 Aug 2017 8:14 PM

Chinese student orders noodles, finds snake lying inside

The student didn't register a formal complaint but posted pictures on social media.

22 Jun 2017 6:07 PM

Shocking video of a live snake coming out of another snake

The video follows another footage of a snake spitting out a plastic bottle.

30 May 2017 6:53 PM

Mumbai: Rescued eggs of checkered keelback snakes hatch successfully

All the newborn snakes will be released into a suitable habitat.

27 Mar 2017 5:15 AM


Experts to draft guidelines to curb snakebite deaths

The guidelines will set strict rules for snake rescuers and will impose a penalty for breaching norms.

07 Feb 2017 3:49 AM

Puppies found resting with 'mother' python in Vadodara

The puppies were found in a well after they were believed to have fallen while playing

18 Jan 2017 10:32 AM

Rainbow-headed snake among 163 new species found

The snake has unique colouration pattern and different number of scale rows and upper teeth

19 Dec 2016 7:21 PM