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  1. Second snake bite injures Newfoundland manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Pocono Record

    ... a hospital specializing in poisoned patients.  A lifelong reptile enthusiast, Marchione, now 60, caught garter snakes and milk snakes as a child. He ordered snakes through the mail and his parents drove him to Newark Airport to pick up his pet ...

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  2. Man kept snakes and an alligator in Brooklyn apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | New York Post

    A Brooklyn man was arrested on Tuesday for keeping several snakes and a small alligator in his apartment - his third bust for exotic pets, cops said. Police raided Johnne Morgan's Bedford-Stuyvesant pad on Atlantic and Buffalo avenues at about 7:20 a.m., with a search warrant, police said.

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  3. Swedish snake expert investigates slippery findRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Local

    ... among reptile owners. "There are thousands of these owned as pets in Sweden and there's even a large number of corn snakes that escape from their homes. Our advice to pet snake owners is to carefully consider their decision before buying a snake and ...

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  4. Pet snakes don't belong in the wild: Saskatchewan biologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | CBC News

    ... northwestern parts of Mexico. It's also popular in the pet trade. The snake is not venomous, yet it can eat venomous snakes. It can grow to about a one and a half metres long and live up to 30 years. "This happens far too often where people, they've ...

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  5. Book Club on Friday, July 03, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Unshelved

    ... to throw a party for all their friends -- it almost falls apart when Gerry tries to revive a couple of his pet snakes in the bathtub. Cleopatra's space adventure in the REALLY far future continues! When a mysterious thief steals the ancient sword ...

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  6. Non-native PythonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... were checking the levees, canals and marsh on foot for the invasive species of reptile. Many of the non-native snakes have been introduced in to the wild when people release pet snakes after they grow to large to keep. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty ...

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  7. Watch County Durham mum's shock at finding venomous snake in her flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    ... where she is going to stay long-term. She said: "Keegan was just shocked and kept talking about it. I'm alright with snakes and I've held them on holiday and had my photograph taken with them but this one bit my dog and was twice the size of my arm. ...

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  8. Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice 2 days, 17 hours ago...Read the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... regularly. Many stores in Victoria are allowing this to happen. What's next - shopping with parrots hollering and pet snakes? Maybe some people need to get help with proper pet ownership and, yes, they can be left home. They will be fine - even if ...

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  9. 10ft Coastal Carpet Python goes on the loose in MaidstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Daily Mail

    a Coastal Carpet Python - is one of nine pet snakes owned by reptile loving Chris Cini, who has spent the last 24 hours combing grass land to find his beloved pet. Despite her incredible length, Chris has reassured the Maidstone public that they ...

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  10. Pet snake owners sought after reptile found in HintonburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | CBC News

    This corn snake, one of the most common types of pet snakes, was found slithering in Ottawa's Hintonburg neighbourhood in early June 2015. The workers at Little Ray's Reptile Zoo seek the owners of a pet "corn snake" who slithered away from its home in Ottawa's Hintonburg neighbourhood.

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  11. Giant snakes reported in Adams County and nearby: Monsters of PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Giant snakes of 15 to 40 feet in length and a foot in diameter have been reported from the 1800s through the early years of this century. By comparison, the largest confirmed native species of snake, the black rat snake, might grow longer than seven feet.

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  12. Calif. mom sucks venom, saves son from rattlesnake biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | CBS News

    ... . Wolf knows first-hand that anti-venom works because he's been bitten 13 times during his years of working with snakes. When snake venom starts coursing through the body, "You'll feel it in your mouth, a tingling, numbness, a weird taste," Wolf ...

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  13. Man enjoys taking his pet python on daily walksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... Kali at Wrightsville Beach. Since July 2001, the Town of Wrightsville Beach has had a specific ordinance banning snakes and other exotic animals on town property. Palmer tried to appeal his citation, stating there is no signage supporting the ...

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  14. Palmer Burch walks his 22 inch pet ball python, Kali 3 times a week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Kali at Wrightsville Beach. Since July 2001, the Town of Wrightsville Beach has had a specific ordinance banning snakes and other exotic animals on town property. Palmer tried to appeal his citation, stating there is no signage supporting the ...

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  15. You Think You Know Alice Cooper?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... worked as a babysitter. And we're not talking about his pet snake. Instead, it was for a pretty famous person. The snakes came later, as did some episodes where his alter ego stepped dangerously close to his real life. There was the time he actually ...

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  16. Former model and snake charmer Emma Quinlan: How I finally learned to love my body at 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Irish model Emma Quinlan admits that she spent years punishing her body with restrictive diets and gruelling bootcamps, before finally understanding that she needed to drown out the negativity and really listen to her body. Emma was one of the most well known photocall models of the Noughties, and also worked as a nightclub performer with her pet snakes.

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  17. What's the best cheap studio lighting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Ask MetaFilter

    I've been taking pictures of my pet snakes with a lightbox and a Nikon D7100 for years now. It's worked, but provides very little light, so I've had to jury-rig up some more work lights with extra massive CFLs - and the larger animals don't fit very well in the box .

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  18. PennySaver fans mourn passing of a 'dinosaur'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Orange County Register

    Vera Shourds, general manager of Watson's Soda Fountain in Orange, holds a PennySaver coupon Friday that is used by customers at the popular Old Towne eatery. In its unbidden pages, readers found cheap handymen and two-for-one entrees and ravenous pet snakes.

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  19. Snake man jailed for cruelty to baitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Newsday

    A man who kept mice, rats and rabbits in appalling conditions to feed to his pet snakes has been jailed for 150 days and banned from keeping animals. Steven Riddell, 43, was found with 130 small animals stored in cages in a greenhouse at his home in Erskine, Renfrewshire, in April last year.

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  20. Have a beer at the new Indiana Jones-themed bar at Disney World this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Digital Trends

    ... The blog notes that Reggie the snake will be an important part of the new bar, so here's hoping you don't hate snakes as much as Dr. Jones does . While you're waiting for the latest installment in the Indiana Jones' series, Disney wants you to take ...

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