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Police: Facebook helped track down snake thief

Police: Facebook helped track down snake thief

FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis-area man is accused of stealing a Brazilian rainbow boa constrictor from a pet store, then losing it inside a Lowe's home improvement store.

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Idaho landscape could be safe haven for native fish

LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho's vertical geography may give salmon, steelhead and other native fish a fighting chance as climate change continues to alter their habitat for the worse.

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Venomous sea snake washes onto California shore

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — A dead yellow-bellied sea snake from southern Mexico was discovered on Bolsa Chica beach during a weekend cleanup effort, only the third one ever reported in California.

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Teacher bitten by copperhead, returns to school next day

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — A southeast Missouri teacher didn't let a bite from a poisonous snake keep her off the job.

September 13, 2015 11:10 amLoading…

160-pound python killed in rural Missouri neighborhood

JONESBURG, Mo. — A giant snake has finally been killed in eastern Missouri's Warren County after terrifying a neighborhood for several days.

July 29, 2015 11:42 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Letters on Sea World, protecting desert reptiles, homeless shelter rules, TUSD priorities. 

June 21, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Thieves break into Ohio pet rescue, swipe 7 rare pythons

AKRON, Ohio — An Akron pet rescue is searching for seven rare pythons that were stolen from the shop over the weekend.

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Discovery's boss says so long to giant snakes

PASADENA, Calif. — There’s a new boss in charge at the Discovery Network, and he’s eager to get rid of mega-sharks, mermaids and man-eating snakes.

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Be prepared, watchful in exploring desert areas

Wonderlands of natural beauty and adventure await in the mountains and deserts around Tucson - but so do potential dangers.

May 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson inmate wants pay for snakes seized in Miss. porn case

JACKSON, Miss. —A man serving 30 years after pleading guilty to enticing a teenager to pose for pornographic pictures with venomous snakes has filed a federal lawsuit seeking compensation for the loss of his reptiles.

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Reports of rattlesnake bites in Arizona on rise

Reports of rattlesnake bites in Arizona on rise

Reports of rattlesnake bites this month are the highest in three years, the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center in Tucson says.

August 21, 2012 4:03 pmLoading…

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