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Help Stop the Trade in Giant Snakes - Take Action!
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, snakes, wildlife, law, environment, ethics, animaladvocates )

Julie
- 1520 days ago - secure.humanesociety.org
Deadline: July 28th Voice your opinion about a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed ban to the importation and interstate movement of nine species of large constrictor snakes as pets.
Snakes May Be in Decline Worldwide: Study
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, snakes, wildlife, protection, wildanimals, humans )

Cal
- 1565 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Distinct populations of snake species on three continents have crashed over the last decade, raising fears that the reptiles may be in global decline, according to a study.
200 Exotic Animals Found on Milwaukee's South Side
Animals  (tags: turtles, snakes, crocodiles, hundreds, wildlife )

Lone
- 1589 days ago - jsonline.com
Police and employees of area zoos and animal shelters spent much of Thursday removing some of an estimated 200 exotic animals, including at least 24 boa constrictors and more than 12 crocodiles, from a two-story building on Milwaukee's south side, officia
Utah Has a Growing Snake and Reptile Problem
Animals  (tags: snakes, reptiles, problems, environment )

Lone
- 1607 days ago - ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY -- A lot more of those slithery little guys will be popping their heads out in the next few weeks. An American Fork woman learned that the hard way when she found what is called a "breeding ball" of garter snakes in her yard last week.
Speak Out Against The Python Hunt ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, snakes, hunting, death, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1663 days ago - change.org
Although non-native species do need to be managed, an authorized hunt is an unacceptable answer.
Save Snakes - Boycott The Pet Trade ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, snakes, pets, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1683 days ago - change.org
In recent years snakes have increasingly become popular pets. However, this popularity has had some very undesirable effects on the snakes themselves
Federal Officials Move to Ban Imports of Nine Species of Constrictor Snake
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, snakes, ban, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1703 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Federal officials want to keep nine kinds of constrictor snakes out of the United States, saying they belong to invasive species that pose the single biggest threat to the nation's environment.
New Python Sparks Fears of a `Super Snake'
Animals  (tags: snakes, everglades, animals, kids, dangerous )

Lone
- 1711 days ago - miamiherald.com
Fears of a new ``super snake'' emerging in the Everglades grew this week during a hunt to track South Florida's invasive python population
SUPPORT SB 373 & HR 2811-BAN MONSTROUS SIZED SNAKES TO PROTECT ENVIRONMENT & SAFETY ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, snakes, pets, ban, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1729 days ago - change.org
Please support and co-sponsor SB 373 & HR 2811-BAN MONSTROUS SIZED SNAKES TO PROTECT ENVIRONMENT & HUMAN SAFETY ACT.
GIANT SNAKE PICTURES: Alien Species Invading U.S.?
Animals  (tags: animals, snakes, alien species, US, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1800 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The world's heaviest snake, the green anaconda is one of nine huge alien snake species that may wreak havoc if they take hold in the United States, according to a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report released this week. (Read full story: "Alien Giant
Rattlesnake Roundups Leading to Demise of Eastern Diamondback
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, snakes, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1819 days ago - all-creatures.org
A newly published study shows that "rattlesnake roundups" have depleted populations of eastern diamondback rattlesnakes in the southeastern United States. This once-common species is being pushed toward extinction by hunting pressure, habitat loss, and
11 Pythons Caught In Hunt -
Animals  (tags: snakes, pythons, FLorida, hunt, Everglades, pets )

Raffi
- 1860 days ago - justnews.com
It has been one month since trappers started rounding up Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades. So far, only 11 reptiles have been caught. The python trapping season ends on Oct. 31, but Governor Charlie Crist is reportedly considering extending
Huge 17-Foot Burmese Python Caught in Florida
Animals  (tags: animals, pythons, snakes, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1876 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A 17-foot-2-inch Burmese python has been caught and destroyed on private property in Florida's Okeechobee County. The male snake weighed 207 pounds, and measured 26 inches in diameter. Its stomach contents were examined, but nothing identifiable was
What Constitutes Cruel? Florida's Animal Cruelty Law Is Surprisingly Vague
Animals  (tags: Florida, animal cruelty, law, death, cats, dogs, snakes, iguanas, humans, animalwelfare, crime, animalrights, protection, suffering )

Raffi
- 1888 days ago - palmbeachpost.com
We instinctively understood why a Loxahatchee man was arrested last week for allegedly shooting a stray cat with a bow and arrow. But why not when someone bow-hunts a deer? Florida's governor is sending posses after pythons with clubs and machetes.
Invasive Snakes To Be Hunted By Python Patrol
Animals  (tags: pythons, hunters, invasive, Everglades, snakes, Florida, Nelson, wildlife )

Raffi
- 1893 days ago - cbs4.com
Florida hunters will soon have a new prey. Starting Friday, ten hunters will take part in the first ever python hunt in the state. The permitted hunters will head into state wildlife management areas in South Florida to search out and destroy as many

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