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11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks

Sharks are kinda scary. In the water they're faster than us, can appear from what seems like out of nowhere in an instant, and pack a pretty solid bite. It's easy to get nervous when you're in the d…

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Males? These Snakes Don’t Need ‘Em

By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery Channel Virgin births among captive animals have sometimes been described as a desperate attempt by females with no access to males to procreate, but a new study doc…

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Snake Killing Event Becomes Wildlife Festival

A rattlesnake 'roundup' event in Georgia - which was really a large gathering of people to kill many snakes - has reversed itself, transforming into a wildlife festival, according to several sources. …

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Snakes in the Home?

By Chaya Goodman Kurtz, Hometalk According to National Geographic, home owners in Florida have one more pest to watch out for. If alligators and Burmese pythons were not threat enough to the pan…

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Backyard Bear: A Close Encounter

On a rainy afternoon a few weeks ago, my family had an unexpected visitor - a black bear. In the 25 years that we’ve inhabited the house and the densely wooded property and pond that surrounds it, a m…

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Eek! There’s a Snake in My Toilet!

By Phil Schmidt, Networx If you awoke in the middle of the night to go the bathroom and were met by a large snake peering at you from the toilet, the first word out of your mouth would likely b…

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Snakebite Poison Prevention Website Created by World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has created a website for people to find information about the most dangerous snakes in the world. The site indicates that there are 600 venomous snakes in the world, and…

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Help, The Snakes Are Eating My Fish!

"Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself." ~ Zen quote The grass is growing and growing. Spring has certainly sprung, but it is hard to "do nothing" as some of the…

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