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Offbeat

Pet Mom Takes on Python, Heroically Saves Her Dog's Life
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, snakes )

Cher Away
- 62 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
A walk with her dogs and husband in a Hong Kong park almost turned tragic for Courtney Link when Dexter the dog ran off and was attacked. What Courtney saw when she found him was terrifying, but she was not about to let Dexter die.
Call for Cull of Foreign Snakes Around Regent's Canal
Offbeat  (tags: Snakes, London, rare, cull, sad news )

Marie
- 77 days ago - london24.com
Over 30 rare Aesculapian snakes have been found living on the banks of Regent's Canal and are now the subject of a dispute over culling.
Did St. Patrick Really Drive Snakes Out of Ireland?
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Snakes, Myths and Legends, interesting )

Dee
- 135 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
St. Patrick's Day, which is celebrated worldwide on March 17, honors St. Patrick, the Christian missionary who supposedly rid Ireland of snakes during the fifth century A.D.
Poisonous Snake Refuses to Budge From Car Windscreen
Offbeat  (tags: snakes, venomous, dangerous, windscreen, Australia )

Giana
- 246 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Two Australian men get the fright of their lives when a highly venomous snake slithers onto the windscreen of their truck and refuses to budge
Reflexology Spa Uses Pythons for Massage
Offbeat  (tags: snakes, massage, pythons, spa, bizarre, interesting )

Giana
- 272 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The snake spa offers a unique massage treatment which involves having several pythons placed on the customers body.
Some 5,000 Pounds of Rattlesnakes Collected in Odd Annual Event
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, humans, food, snakes, culture, Texas )

Giana
- 505 days ago - grindtv.com
An odd event takes place this weekend in Sweetwater, Texas. Or at least it would seem odd to most city folk who have never heard of such a thing. A rattlesnake roundup? What's that?
Year of the Snake: 8 Freaky Facts About Serpents | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: serpents, snakes, chinese calendar, off-beat, unusual, culture, myths )

Tamara
- 539 days ago - mnn.com
Whether playing the resident trickster in the Garden of Eden, curling around the head of Medusa, or taking the blame for the death of Cleopatra, snakes have a history of slithering in and staking their spot in our myths -- and in our minds.
Six-Foot Boa Constrictor Dumped in Polystyrene Box
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, snakes, abandoned )

Cher Away
- 721 days ago - rspca.org.uk
Staff at an RSPCA animal centre got a shock when they opened a polystyrene box left outside their front gate - and found a six-foot boa constrictor inside.
Young Corn Snake Found in Porthcawl Garden
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, snakes )

Cher Away
- 733 days ago - rspca.org.uk
We're appealing for information after a corn snake was found in a garden in Porthcawl, Wales.
Albino Python Sent Through Post
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, snakes )

Cher Away
- 847 days ago - rspca.org.uk
A live eight-foot snake has been found in a cardboard box sent by post from Harlow in Essex and bound for Exeter in Devon.
Fears as Snakes, Crocodiles and Disease Threaten the Floodwaters of Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: Fears, as, snakes, crocodiles, disease, threaten, the, floodwaters, of, Thailand )

Agnes
- 1002 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Fears have been raised that snakes, crocodiles and disease could threaten locals and tourists as Thailand battles continually rising floodwaters. The main river coursing through the capital of Bangkok swelled to record highs today amid concern that flood
U.S. Arrests Man With Snakes and Tortoises in Pants at Airport
Offbeat  (tags: snakes, turtle, americans, animals, bizarre, crime, ethics, humans, news, off-beat, photos, pictures, police, protection, society, unusual, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1063 days ago - cbsnews.com
(CBS News) U.S. officials arrested a man at Miami International Airport last week trying to board a Brazil-bound flight, after they found seven exotic snakes and three tortoises hidden in his pants.
Two Snakes in Their Mating Ritual
Offbeat  (tags: Snakes, mating, Bangladesh )

Tarequl
- 1100 days ago - thedailystar.net
Two snakes in their mating ritual. This rarely seen phenomenon was captured on camera at the Bypass area of Rajshahi city a few days ago
ACTION ALERT: Tell Nail Lounge to Stop Providing "Pedicures With Snake Skin"! PLEASE ACTIONN !
Offbeat  (tags: snake skin, nail polish, snakes, exploitated, cruelty, pedicure )

Simone
- 1131 days ago - all-creatures.org
Terri Silacci, owner of Nail Lounge (which is part of Euphoria Lounge Salon and Spa), who invented a brand new way of exploiting animals: turning snakes into nail polish. The "Pedicure with Snake Skin" goes for $300, and involves applying a layer of
Man With 70 Exotic Snakes Pretends To Be Pet Adopter On Craiglist Instead Feeds Pets To Snakes
Offbeat  (tags: strange, bizzare, snakes, exotic snakes )

Hathawa
- 1188 days ago - blogs.findlaw.com
There's no question that Craigslist is cluttered with strange things and strange people, but this story may just take the cake
 

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