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  • San Diego Zoo fascinating snakes
    The fascinating snakes at San Diego Zoo
    Ever find yourself face to face with some of the animal kingdom's most mysterious and elusive creatures? The Reptile House at San Diego Zoo exhibits some of the most beautiful, impressive and gorgeously-patterned snakes that will either...
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    Chilly rain on a spring morning: Gulf Branch Nature Center
    Don’t let a little rain get you under the weather. Put on your rain gear; grab an umbrella and get out there.Several things inspired a hike today at the Gulf Branch Nature Center in Arlington. The drizzle is prompting early plant growth. The...
  • Ball Pythons / Royal Pythons pets
    38 royal pythons stolen from British flat; thieves still at large
    Thirty-eight Royal Python snakes were stolen this week from an apartment in northwest England. The stolen pythons included eight pregnant mothers and 11 babies. Reports state that two men were seen leaving the St. Helen's home, carrying two...
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    Repticon returning to Houston Pasadena Convention Ctr
    Reptile-lovers it's your chance to shine in Houston again. February 21- 22, 2015, gather at the Pasadena Convention Center because that is when Repticon Houston will put on the show for which you wait each year. Families and singles, reptile...
  • TOP: Dandy as a cub, rattling a rattlesnake. BOTTOM: The Witch waxes wicked.
    Oz on Film Part Eighty-two: The First T.V. Series of Oz, Part Thirty-three
    Tales of the Wizard of Oz presents one of the most bizarre takes on L. Frank Baum's fairyland in all of Oziana. In this civilized, yet somehow magical world presented by Crawley, Rankin, and Bass, new spins are put on old stories.A possible...
  • Modern-type snakes pre-date Garden of Eden by 140 million years
    Modern-type snakes pre-date Garden of Eden by 140 million years
    Although scientists have long believed that the first true snakes appeared nearly 70 million years ago, the discovery of four different species byMichael Caldwell, professor at science at the University of Alberta, Canada and a team of other...
  • Oldest snakes in the world discovered
    Oldest snakes in the world discovered
    Four snakes that are at least 65 million years older than the most ancient snakes known were reported by Michael W. Caldwell from the University of Alberta in the journal Nature Communications on Jan. 27, 2015. The four snakes were found in...
  • Grumpy boa constrictor slithers out of San Diego office building toilet
    Grumpy boa constrictor slithers out of San Diego office building toilet
    If anyone thought they had a bad day on Tuesday just trying to get back into the swing of things after the long holiday, it couldn't possibly compare with the experience a woman had in the office bathroom of her San Diego marketing office when...
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    Team Snake Panama: New Website, More Opportunities
    Team Snake Panama, based at La MICA Biological Station in Cocle Province, central Panama, is a group informally composed of people who care about the conservation and protection of snakes. Granted, many people are not the biggest fans of snakes,...
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    'Eaten Alive': Surviving being swallowed alive by anaconda may be impossible
    Paul Rosolie is planning to be eaten alive by an anaconda and it being shown live on the Discovery Channel. He believes this can be done without any injury to himself or the anaconda that will be swallowing him. According to Nov. 5 report by...
  • Eaten alive by anaconda? Reality TV promises new 'eaten alive' snake show
    Eaten alive by anaconda? Reality TV promises new 'eaten alive' snake show
    Would you care to watch a man being eaten alive by an anaconda? Discovery Channel is hedging that you would, and has rolled out a new extreme in reality television – an upcoming show called “Eaten Alive,” set to debut next month...
  • Daniel Radcliffe flexes his parseltongue 'Potter' talents with 'Horns'
    Daniel Radcliffe flexes his parseltongue 'Potter' talents with ‘Horns’
    In Daniel Radcliffe’s new film, the devilishly delicious "Horns" from director Alexandre Aja, Radcliffe evokes memories of his parseltongue speaking days of “Harry Potter” where now, as the bereft and vengeance seeking...
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    Nicki Minaj anaconda bites dancer: dangers of snake bite
    During a Fri., Aug.23, 2014 pre-MTV Video Music Awards rehearsal of Nicki Minaj's unsavory song "Anaconda," one of Minaj's backup dancers was bitten by a 6-foot-long boa constrictor. The slithering serpent who goes by the name of...
  • Review: Rattlesnake Museum in Old Town, Albuquerque
    Review: Rattlesnake Museum in Old Town, Albuquerque
    The Rattlesnake Museum in Old Town is an interesting trip you can take when you're in the area and looking for something to do. They claim to have "the largest collection of different species on public display in the world", even...
  • Copperheads are venomous snakes found in Maryland
    Is that a copperhead?
    The copperhead is one of the most misunderstood snakes found in Maryland. These venomous beauties can be found in most of the state, but only in their specific habitats. Most neighborhoods will not have copperheads, even though they are mistakenly...
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