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  1. Great Notley residents rally round to reunite Bethany with missing pet snakeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Bethany Buckley was amazed to be reunited with corn snake, Swirly, after she escaped in October and somehow had managed to survive the low temperatures of the last four months. Corn snakes are used to temperatures of 25-30 degrees and as an August hatchling Swirly was given to the Great Notley Primary School pupil for her ninth birthday.

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  2. Zebra mussels were native to Russia, but have disruptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Westland Observer

    ... Conservation Commission hold an invasive North African Python in the Florida Everglades. Many of the non-native snakes in the area were introduced after people released pet snakes into the wild. The Giant African Snail, native to east Africa, has ...

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  3. NYPD Officers Recover Missing Pet Snake In Park SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | CBS Local

    ... I asked 'What is that?' She said 'A snake.' I go 'A snake, oh my god!' I started screaming, because I am terrified of snakes." Fernandez said she has a lifelong fear of snakes, so she hid in a closet and called 911, 1010 WINS reported. Pet snake ...

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  4. Flame the Snake Reunited With Family After Going Missing for 8 MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | DNAinfo.com

    ... Is that a fake thing or is that real?'" recalled Fernandez of the moment she found the snake. "I'm so terrified of snakes." Fernandez has a lifelong fear of snakes and even turns off the TV when a snake appears on screen. She hid in her apartment, ...

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  5. Snake hunters on watch for non-native snakes in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Globe and Mail

    ... unters 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 too large to keep.

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  6. Housing Your First Pet Snake: Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... never had a snake before and you're wondering where to start. Good job for starting with research. By reading up on snakes and their needs, you're on the path to being a great snake owner. Fun as it might seem to run down to the pet store and buy ...

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  7. FWC seeks volunteers to hunt for pythonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    Emily Kluga , Molly Conway and Jillian Josimovich, volunteers with the National Park Service, take a break from hunting for Northern African rock pythons and other non-native snakes in the Florida Everglades on January 29, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The teams of snake hunters were checking the levees, canals and marsh on foot for the invasive species of reptile.

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  8. Housing Your First Pet Snake: Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... as you can into your snake's specific needs. This article is meant to familiarize you with the general needs of snakes and will cover the first steps in getting your snake's new home set up. If you're new on the reptile scene, you might be asking ...

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  9. Brisbane woman's journey from pastry chef to Snake SheilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Age

    A director terrified of snakes and a former five-star pastry chef turned Weight Watchers ambassador doesn't sound like the perfect combination for a show called Snake Sheila. But it might just work when the director is determined to overcome her fear and the star is a charismatic British-German woman who has been catching the slippery creatures for the past four years.

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  10. Former Peninsula resident remembers pythonRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... few inches - but it seemed to me that the snake must have easily been as big around as my arm! And, with all the pet snakes that get dumped into the wild, looking back now, I think I truly did see a python that had slipped down from the garage above ...

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  11. Kids hypnotised by creepy crawlies and slithery snakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | ABC News

    Any chance to get up close and personal with a snake is exciting for kids who are normally told to keep away from the venomous reptiles. Ranger Dan Bamblett has been teaching kids all about snakes and other wildlife from the safety of his snake pit over the school holidays at the Museum of Tropical Queensland.

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  12. A husky and a boa snake fall into a storm drainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Gaslamp building has traditionally been pet friendly, Zana informed occupants he plans to change his policy toward snakes. "Due to the sensitive nature of the event, many tenants were troubled at the thought of a large snake in the building," Zana ...

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    Jan 9, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Gaslamp building has traditionally been pet friendly, Zana informed occupants he plans to change his policy toward snakes. "Due to the sensitive nature of the event, many tenants were troubled at the thought of a large snake in the building," Zana ...

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  14. Owner of escaped snake is sorryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... at 5th and G has traditionally been pet friendly, Zana informed occupants he plans to change the policy toward snakes in the future. "Due to the sensitive nature of the event, many tenants were troubled at the thought of a large snake in the ...

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  15. A Michigan father says his young daughter is in no danger around their pet snake.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... and support for the father, who claims his daughter is in no danger around the snake. "I was trying to show that snakes are not evil creatures, they can be a loving pet despite their bad reputation," Guarino, who claims he's handled snakes for ...

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  16. Snake wraps up 14-month-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... 10-year-old pet snake Nay-Nay. Mr Guarino, 34, from Michigan, told Barcroft TV he filmed the interaction to prove snakes are not as dangerous as their reputations suggest. "When people see the way Nay-Nay is with Alyssa they mostly react with fear ...

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  17. Snake eats pet behind snake-proof wireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... daughter Alyssa, then 14-months old with his ten-year-old pet snake Nay-Nay. Jamie wants to educate people about snakes, which he says can be loving pets despite their bad reputation. Videographer / Director: Jamie Guarino Producer: Nick Johnson ...

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  18. Don's Top 10 From January 3, 1983Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... in a long time. Written & produced by Diana's friend Michael Jackson. "Muscles" was the name of one of Jacko's pet snakes! (#4 last week) A lovely lady who passed on way too young. I was lucky enough to meet Laura at a radio station event in the ...

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  19. What Your Favourite Bands Do At ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | NME

    ... Cooper likes to spend Christmas Eve taking his pet snake for a stroll down his local high street. "We had a bunch of snakes in the '70s," he told NME. "We had Boa Derek, we had Julias Squeezer and we had Yvonne. Yvonne was the big one. She went ...

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  20. Talk to the Animals: 5 weird animal servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... some 'matchy matchy' with their owners. An enterprising salon owner in Northern Israel uses her collection of pet snakes to offer clients a back rub from up to eight serpents at once. Larger species such as the Florida King snake are used to treat ...

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