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Snake bites 2-year-old girl, who bites it back until it dies

A two-year-old girl in Turkey killed a snake by biting it to death, after the snake reportedly attacked her lip. The incident happened in the village of Kantar, near Bingol, a city in Eastern Turkey. According to the little girl’s father Mehmet Ercan, she was playing with the snake when it attacked her and she […]

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Woman discovers snake inside popcorn bag at Virginia grocery store

A Virginia woman’s trip to the grocery store took an unexpected turn last week when she was startled by a snake in her shopping cart. Kimberly Slaughter was inside a Shoppers Value store in Lunenburg County, Virginia when she saw what she believed to be mouse feces inside of her shopping cart. “I was like, […]

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Pennsylvania officer shoots 15-foot snake that wrapped itself around its owner’s neck

Officers in Pennsylvania shot and killed a snake after they say it wrapped itself around a man’s neck. Upper Macungie Township Police Department were called for reports of a man in cardiac arrest. When officers arrived they found a 28-year-old man lying on the floor with the mid-section of a snake wrapped around his neck, […]

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Maryland: Man found dead in home with more than 100 snakes died of a snake bite

A man found dead in a home with more than 100 snakes earlier this year in Charles County, Maryland, died of a snake bite, officials have determined. The man, a 49-year-old whose name was not released, died of “snake envenomation,” the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled. His death was accidental. Officials previously said […]

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‘She’s gentle, just looks scary’: Pet anaconda called Medusa escapes in South Africa

A two-metre (6ft) pet yellow anaconda called Medusa is on the loose in a South Africa town just north of the coastal city of Durban. The snake’s owner urged residents of Phoenix not to be afraid. “She’s a gentle giant, she just looks scary,” Preesen Nair said. He said Hollywood had given non-venomous anacondas, usually […]

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United States: Man found dead surrounded by 124 deadly pythons and cobras

A US man has been found dead at his home surrounded by dozens of snakes, many of them venomous. Neighbours alerted police after going to the house in the US state of Maryland and discovering him lying on the floor, apparently unconscious. When officers arrived, they found 124 venomous and non-venomous snakes including pythons, cobras […]

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Man suffers bite from cobra snake while sitting on toilet, undergoes reconstructive surgery

A man from the Netherlands had to have reconstructive surgery on his penis after suffering a bite from a cobra while sitting on the toilet. The otherwise healthy 47-year-old was on vacation in South Africa at a nature reserve when the cobra struck from the toilet and clamped on to his genitals, reports said. The […]

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Asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs began the evolution of snakes

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs, caused devastation among most animals and plants shaped the future of snakes, a new study claims. But scientists say a handful of surviving snake species were able to thrive in a post-apocalyptic world by hiding underground and going long periods without food. The resilient reptiles then spread out […]

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Venomous Brazilian snake maybe key tool towards first possible Covid-19 drug, study finds

The molecules in the venom of a type of snake blocked coronavirus reproduction in monkey cells, a possible first step toward a drug to combat the virus causing Covid-19. A study published in the scientific journal Molecules this month found that the molecule produced by the jararacussu pit viper inhibited the virus’s ability to multiply […]

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Woman at Sydney grocery store greeted by a python at a spice shelf

A woman shopping at a grocery store ran into a python poking out from a supermarket shelf. Helaina Alati, 25, was at a Sydney store on Monday when the 3 metre non-venomous snake slithered out. The Woolworths supermarket lies on the edge of a large expanse of bushland on the city’s north- west outskirts. But […]

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Austrian man bitten by neighbor’s python while sitting on the toilet

An Austrian man had one of the worst morning nightmare’s when when a python slid through his drains and bit him while he was sitting on the toilet. The stunned 65-year-old in the city of Graz turned around shortly after 6:00am to see a roughly 1.6 metre albino reticulated python in the bowl, police in […]

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Man who went to fix clothes dryer, finds dead snake inside

A Florida family called a repair man after their clothes dryer began to blow a lot of lint, who then discovered a dead snake in the compartment. The family had sought Sea Star Air and Appliances to fix the dryer. Repairman Darrell Cobble came to their home to take a look. He told Alyson Pring […]