Snake handlers attending to a call at a house in Pinetown, Durban, were shocked to find three Mozambique spitting cobras on the premises.
Snake expert Nick Evans almost got more than he bargained for during a call to relocate a Southern African python on the KZN North Coast.
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park played host to a showdown between a ground squirrel and a Cape cobra, with the squirrel desperate to defend its young.
Firefighters at a fire station in Sunderland, northeast England, keep finding pillowcases filled with snakes behind the building.
People can’t get over the incredible moment that an orangutan tried to help a man to safety in Borneo.
Australian reporter Sarah Cawte was filming a segment on snake safety when things didn’t go according to the script.
Adam Thorn and Rob “Caveman” Alleva get bitten and stung by some of the most dangerous animals in the world, although there’s some method to their madness.
A Durban couple decided to call an expert when they spotted a monster of a snake trying to slither onto their property.
If you give snakes a wide berth, they’ll do the same to you. Unfortunately for John Waddell, that wasn’t really an option.
It’s not every day you see a boa chomping on a pigeon, and that’s especially true when you consider that this unfolded on the streets of London.
Chameleons are masters of blending in, but this poor chap in the Kruger National Park seems to have thrown in the towel.
Are you keen to put on a display that gets the US Defence Secretary all revved up? Easy, just nibble on a few cobras and drink their blood.
You can count yourself rather fortunate to spot a jaguar on the hunt in the wild, and even more so if it decides to take on an anaconda.
I’ve dealt with two puff adders first hand in Camps Bay, and with a now with a cabin in the Klein Karoo mountains, snake awareness is not something I skimp on.
Sometimes the world works in mysterious ways, and over in India one snake summed up how many of us feel about selfie snappers.
Snakes are not a welcome guest in my home, especially when they decide to arrive announced from the ceiling. How rude.
Snake bites aren’t something to take lightly, and they can cause some serious damage or even death. Here’s how to prevent that.
An Indonesian popstar died on stage after being bitten by a king cobra and refusing the antidote. Darwin Awards, anyone?
Kruger Park has been the coliseum for many an animal battle over the years, although it isn’t often one of these is captured on film.
The once revered legspinner is quickly becoming a laughing stock, his appetite for fame including appearing on one of those ‘I’m a Celebrity’ shows.
You don’t exactly have to put on your Sherlock Holmes cap to figure this one out. Reminds me of that time my mate had a fish bone wedged in his throat, oh how we laughed.
People will go to such extreme lengths for their 15 minutes of fame, even get eaten by a snake…for realsies
I ran out my front door last night to get to the driveway to receive a DHL package last night at 21h30. Running up the steps, I had to jump an extra 50cm at one stage to avoid this beast.
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Passengers on a Qantas flight over Australia got more than what they bargained for yesterday when they spotted a 3,6m-long python clinging on to one of the plane’s wings.
How’s this for a way to avoid your taxes? An Indian man has taken things to the next level by releasing 40 cobras in his local tax office. Check out the video after the jump.
Rescue robots have been deployed in the parts of of Japan worst affected by the massive earthquake and tsunamis that struck Friday. Robiticist Satoshi Tadoko is apparently leading a team from Tohoku Universityen route to Sendai with ‘a snakelike robot that can wriggle into debris to hunt for people.’