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Yikes! A Big Ole Boa Constrictor Is Slithering Around Sydney

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In rather unsettling news, a Boa constrictor appears to be on the loose around Sydney's western suburbs. 

National

National

Snake Enjoying The Start Of Summer Hits Up Local BBQ

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Summer is almost upon us in Australia, which means snakes are beginning to slither their way into homes, sheds, cars and apparently backyard barbeques.

News

News

Huge Red-Bellied Black Snake Found In Suburban Brissie

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A terrifying 1.8m Red-Bellied Black Snake was captured Tuesday morning at Belmont in Brisbane's east.

Perth

Perth

Urgent Warning After Snake Bite Spike

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A surge in snake bites across WA has prompted an urgent warning from emergency services.

Ken Winkel

Ken Winkel

Explainer: What Should You Do If You're Bitten By A Snake?

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In October 2014, a 41-year-old man in the Goldfields region of Western Australia collapsed and died within an hour of being bitten by the brown snake he was trying to capture.

National

National

Don't Panic, But Snake Season Is Here Earlier Than Expected

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Snake season has come early, so it's time to mow those lawns and throw away those wood piles.

National

National

'Do Not Drive Your Car!' The Terrifying Note A Family Found

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A Queensland family found a note warning them not to drive their car -- because a snake had slithered under the bonnet.

News

News

WATCH:Firefighter Grabs Five-Metre-Long Python With Bare Hands

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Residents filmed the moment a firefighter wrangled a python with his bare hands.

World

World

Woman Throws Snake At Driver In Carjacking

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Police say the carjacker continued to drive the stolen SUV with the live snake still inside.

News

News

Snake Removed From Sleeping Man's Shirt Without Waking Him

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Snake catchers were called after staff at a hospital saw a snake crawl up a man's clothing while he was taking a nap.

National

National

Massive Python Removed From Car Engine Because Nowhere Is Safe

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Oh, you thought winter meant less snakes? Think again -- this is Australia, mate.

National

National

Sleeping Six Year Old Bitten By Snake

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A Darwin mother has woken up to her worst nightmare, after her son was bitten by a snake while sleeping.

News

News

National Park Warns Visitors Of 'Zombie' Snakes

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The North Carolina State Parks and Recreation has issued a warning for a snake that "pretends to be dead".

World

World

Cop Saves Sleeping Couple From Rattlesnake

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A deputy has saved the life of a Tennessee couple after they were stalked by a rattlesnake.

National

National

Snake On A Train! Passenger Brings Python Aboard Adelaide Train

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A passenger on an Adelaide train has been spotted with a a pet python.

Crime

Crime

Den Of Snakes And Lizards Stolen From High School Classroom

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Eight reptiles were stolen from a north Melbourne high school earlier this month.

News

News

The Snake Bite 'Crisis' And The Race To Find A Universal Antivenom

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Snakebites kill as many as 140,000 people around the world each year, with and another 400,000 victims suffering major disabilities such as amputation.

World

World

Record Python Removed From Florida Evergladesssssssssssssss

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A Burmese python measuring over five metres long and weighing 63 kilograms has been removed from the Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida.

National

National

You Can Now Name A Snake After Your Ex

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Wild Life Sydney Zoo knows just how toxic former partners can be, so they are giving you the chance to name one of their most poisonous snakes after your ex.

I'm A Celebrity...

I'm A Celebrity...

I'm A Celebrity 2019: Crew Member Attacked By Spitting Cobra

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The celebs aren’t the only ones facing some jungle scaries -- we met one crew member who came face-to-face with a spitting cobra.

National

National

Snake Catcher Saves Python Found With 511 Ticks On Its Body

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Wildlife experts called in to retrieve a carpet python that had slithered into a family's pool got more than they bargained for when they found the reptile covered in hundreds of paralysis ticks.

National

National

Tiger Snake Beats The Heat, Found Hiding In Air-Conditioner

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Summer in Australia means two things -- air conditioning and snakes, so it was only a matter of time before the two joined forces.

World

World

Snake Falls From The Sky During Staff Meeting

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It started off just like any other day at work.