The Pennsylvania Casino have denied claims that there may be snakes inside the building following posts on social media of a snake bite
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Thursday 30 July 2009
Britain's rarest snake is about to expand its range. In a pioneering wildlife project, the non-venomous smooth snake is to be re-introduced to Devon after a 50-year absence.
Friday 24 July 2009
Lonesome George, the world's most inveterate bachelor, may finally be about to settle down.
Friday 24 July 2009
The tale of Lonesome George, the 90-year old Pinta Tortoise who appears to have mated successfully for the first time, has many lessons for the rest of us.
Friday 19 June 2009
A young Northern Irish woman has told how she screamed in horror at finding an 18-inch long snake in her cutlery drawer.
Tuesday 26 May 2009
A woman with a phobia of snakes was horrified to open her barbecue and find one curled up inside.
Wednesday 13 May 2009
To anyone shocked by the ruthless campaign that has forced a candidate for the role of Oxford Professor of Poetry to withdraw, we would say: don't be. Few can rival composers of verse for their willingness to stoop to conquer.
Monday 11 May 2009
A Taiwanese man became a sitting target for a snake, which bit his penis as he sat on the toilet at his rural home, local media reported today.
Thursday 19 March 2009
A hatchling of a rare reptile with lineage dating back to the dinosaur age has been found in the wild on the New Zealand mainland for the first time in about 200 years, a wildlife official said today.
Monday 26 January 2009
A rare reptile has become a father at the age of 111 for the first time. Henry, a New Zealand tuatara, confounded experts who believed he was past it when he succumbed to the charms of Mildred last year.
Saturday 13 December 2008
I have recently taken on a four-year-old tortoise from a friend who didn't want it any more. I'm getting to grips with him but am confused about when or whether he needs to go into hibernation. Help!
Tobi Leopold, Hayling Island
Friday 31 October 2008
A rare reptile with lineage dating back to the dinosaur age has been found nesting on the New Zealand mainland for the first time in about 200 years.
Monday 06 October 2008
More than a fifth of the world's reptiles are threatened with extinction, a new method of monitoring the fortunes of groups of species revealed today.
Sunday 10 August 2008
Wednesday 06 August 2008
An indigenous New Zealand reptile regarded as one of the last living descendants of the dinosaurs will become a father for the first time in decades at the age of 111, officials said today.
Tuesday 24 June 2008
To the human ear they sound like the tinny thud of a small starter motor, but to a mother crocodile they are the plaintive calls of her egg-bound babies, saying they are about to hatch en masse and could she please make sure there are no nasty predators nearby.
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