Mandarin rat snake found in the doorwell of a plane
The body of a 26-year-old swimmer who was snatched by a crocodile as he attempted to cross an Australian river has been recovered by police.
Police believe alcohol may have played a part in the victim’s decision to swim in dangerous waters
Floodlights, infra-red sights, rescue teams and TV crews all turn out after boy swimmer's ankle bitten 'by alligator snapping turtle'
Snake got out of enclosure at a pet store before slithering through a ventilation system and into an upstairs apartment
Although Petzy is non-venomous police are warning members of the public not to approach her as she "may become aggressive if it feels threatened"
A newly discovered 6ft lizard that is up to 40 million years old has been named after The Door’s frontman Jim Morrison – adding a whole new meaning to the words ‘musical scale’.
Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, died just weeks after posting a Facebook plea for police help with turtle-egg thieves
A group of tourists on a boat ride through the Florida Everglades were left shocked after their tour guide leapt into the water to wrestle a ten-foot long python.
The Margaret-Denis partnership was always the key relationship in the Thatcher family. Denis Thatcher was the ultimate Thatcherite: an old-fashioned businessman who, in his sixties, cast aside many of his ingrained instincts to rise to the challenge of acting as consort to the UK’s first woman prime minister.
Antonio Ruiz and friends lured the reptiles over with chunks of meat
Skin of suspected Chilean rose tarantula found in abandoned 19th century house
Around 15,000 crocodiles have escaped from a farm in South Africa.
Suspect reportedly told police he got the creature to commemorate rapper Tupac Shakur's 1996 death
Concern about future of crucial work preventing smuggling and cruelty against animals
Charlie Jackson and Jason Cobb disappeared in the 'wet and stormy' early hours of Saturday morning