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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 […]

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Cat brings home a two-headed snake as a gift for its owners

A pet cat shocked its owners after her predatory instinct brought home a two-headed snake as a gift. Kay Rogers, the kitty’s parent, said their family cat always brings them “presents” from outside. “My daughter sent me a message: ‘Mom, she brought in a snake and it has two heads,” Rogers was quoted by local […]

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Man casually walking with 12-feet pet python baffles shoppers in Brighton

Shoppers in the busy town of Brighton, East Sussex were in for a shock of a lifetime after they spotted a young man with a huge pet snake. The reptile owner, who turned out to be a professional snake handler, was seen strolling with his 12-feet python and a friend in the busy town centre. Concerned […]

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15-foot python swallows whole peacock near forest

Apeacock fell prey to a giant python who swallowed it near a forest in Haryana”s Yamunanagar district, officials said on Sunday. People of Jhanda village in Sadhaura block saw that the peacock was caught by the python in the fields near the forest being dragged. The villagers called the people around, but by then, the […]

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Large snake filmed entering ATM kiosk in Ghaziabad

A large snake was filmed slithering into an ATM kiosk and climbing into the machine in Ghaziabad on Wednesday. Hair-raising videos of the incident have gone viral on social media, horrifying spectators. Footage recorded at the ICICI Bank ATM kiosk in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, shows the huge reptile exploring the glass enclosure after being locked […]

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Snake slithers out of sink hole as man washes dishes

A homeowner in Australia recently received a nasty shock when a deadly eastern brown snake slithered out of the sink drain while he was washing up. Queensland resident Michael Hilliard told 9 News that his hand was just inches away from the highly-venomous reptile when it emerged. “It was just a bit of a surprise. […]

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Photographer spots extremely rare two-headed ‘wolf snake’ in Odisha forest

In keeping with the trend of spotting rare species of animals during the coronavirus lockdown, a two-headed snake found in Odisha’s forests has left wildlife enthusiast and experts stunned. The serpent was spotted in the Dhenkikot forest range of Keonjhar wildlife sanctuary in Odisha State by Rakesh Mohalick. After being identified, the rare snake was […]

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Australian woman left terrified after finding live snake in a potato bag

A woman in Australia was left terrified after finding a live snake in a bag of potatoes. Marissa Davidson of New South Wales purchased the 4kg bag of potatoes from Woolworths, a chain of Australian supermarkets. Ms Davidson told 9 News that she discovered the snake while grabbing potatoes from the bag, and added that […]