Schoolteacher William Buchman was arrested after officers found over 300 living and dead snakes inside his property
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Monday 05 November 2012
A 24-year-old man was mauled to death by at least one grizzly bear while cleaning out the captive-bred animal's enclosure.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Five years ago our Environment Editor travelled to Bukavu to meet a man who has dedicated his life to lowland gorillas. What happened after is a tragic farce
Thursday 18 October 2012
The club drug Mexxy - which has been blamed for a series of deaths this year - is to be made illegal.
Saturday 13 October 2012
Alan Dudley is the owner of probably the largest private collection of animal skulls in the world. In his new book, Simon Winchester explores an extraordinary hobby.
Friday 05 October 2012
They said these were the books that couldn't be filmed. They thought it could never happen. But, this season, they're coming to a big screen cinema near you...
Saturday 18 August 2012
In The Red
London 2012: Women's judo silver medalist Gemma Gibbons will have to learn to deal with being a household name
Friday 03 August 2012
After her sensational silver medal in the women's judo yesterday evening, Gemma Gibbons has a fresh challenge on her hands: Learning how to deal with with the new found fame that comes with becoming a household name overnight.
Friday 03 August 2012
Unfancied Londoner storms to final and takes silver to stave off threats of funding cuts
Thursday 02 August 2012
Team GB judoka Gemma Gibbons said she had felt ready for "something special" as she grappled her way to Olympic silver.
Friday 06 July 2012
Gorillas given helping hand as family expands
Sunday 27 May 2012
Fighting in the central African state has reached the national park where a dwindling population of primates lives
Friday 25 May 2012
Deep in Cameroon's rainforests, poachers are killing primates for food. Evan Williams reports from Yokadouma on a practice that could create a pandemic
Monday 21 May 2012
Vietnam's rare mammals may be sliding towards extinction, but Britain's rarest butterfly is going from strength to strength, a series of contrasting announcements makes clear today.
Monday 09 April 2012
Crucifixion, Channel 4's film about Gunther von Hagens' latest exercise in human taxidermy, was like one of those fairground chimeras mocked up in the 19th century to milk the gullible of their pennies.
Sunday 01 April 2012
For any hoax to work, it needs a hint of credibility. But those responsible for making them up were surely astonished when they actually came true
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
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