Each year at the break of spring, red-sided garter snakes in Narcisse, Canada, engage in an unusual ritual.
The huge reptile may have briefly stolen the world record, but was not measured by the official body before it died
Local estimates suggest the snake is eight metres long - enough to beat the previous record held by Medusa, a snake of the same species
It is believed to be a Stephens' Banded snake
About 5 million people are bitten by snakes every year
Scientists observed snakes "slithering" through the air to stay aloft
The Pennsylvania Casino have denied claims that there may be snakes inside the building following posts on social media of a snake bite
Don't worry, Disco Stu is safe
Van Gerwen became the youngest ever winner of the title having finished as runner-up last year
The 13 foot serpent strangled the man to death when he attempted to capture it after spotting it on the popular holiday island
A cogent study that follows the trail of lethal cargos that created our nuclear age
Snakes in hats has become the latest pet trend to take online forums by storm, take a look at some of the most stylish here
Pauline Wallace, 64, also admitted cruelty charges in relation to her pet dog Alf
Undercover investigation finds he is still smuggling endangered animals despite his licences being revoked
Certain parts of this CGI-heavy show seemed to have been organised more for Hammond's enjoyment than the viewers'
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