Police and RSPCA officers are hunting for 50 snakes stolen from a pet shop in Nottingham.
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Monday 31 December 2012
Charlie Jackson and Jason Cobb disappeared in the 'wet and stormy' early hours of Saturday morning
Friday 21 December 2012
As three-year-old Kyle Cumming slept peacefully in his Queensland home, a clutch of wild eggs he had discovered in his backyard were incubating in his wardrobe.
Sunday 02 December 2012
A 12-year-old boy was bitten by a crocodile yesterday in Australia and dragged out to deeper water.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Ever feel so hungry you could eat an entire cow? One anaconda did*.
Not so Lonesome George: Researchers find 17 other tortoises in the Galapagos Islands similar to famous centenarian reptile
Thursday 22 November 2012
The death of Lonesome George in June this year was mourned by environmentalists worldwide.
Monday 19 November 2012
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Friday 02 November 2012
A colony of reptiles from Europe has set up home in a corner of north London. They're not the only exotic species to have moved in
Wednesday 10 October 2012
The winner of a cockroach-eating contest in Florida has died after consuming dozens of the live insects and some worms.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
A man has died after winning a live cockroach-eating competition in Florida.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
A 32 year-old man crunched dozens of cockroaches and worms as part of a bug-eating contest, then collapsed and died minutes later, CNN reports.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Move over Spiderman, an Australian teenager yesterday survived a bite from the deadliest snake in the world. One drop of venom from the inland taipan is strong enough to kill 100 adult men, but the boy, who was bitten on his left-hand, is alive and well, Sky News reports.
Friday 31 August 2012
One of the world's deadliest snakes was discovered lurking inside a shipping container that had passed through a port in Essex.
Thursday 23 August 2012
A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a tit-for-tat attack, a newspaper said today.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Has he discovered a new type of snake?
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