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  1. US wildlife officials propose limiting snake tradeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | KPUA-AM Hilo

    ... limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species. The rules would prohibit bringing the snakes into the country and shipping them between states except for scientific and educational purposes. The agency wants to ...

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  2. State giving up search for Lake Hopatcong anaconda, says there's no proof it existsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Jersey Journal

    ... a large snake, but we don't believe there is any likelihood it was an exotic snake," Ragonese said, adding that water snakes could reach six to nine feet in length. Hopatcong Police spokesman Lt. Thomas Kmetz said in an email to NJ.com this week ...

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  3. U.S. wildlife officials want limits on snake trade as big constrictors are entering the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Newsday

    ... to prevent them from being introduced into the wild. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would prohibit bringing the snakes into the country and shipping them between states except for scientific and educational purposes. The rules would also apply ...

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  4. US wildlife officials propose limiting snake tradeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KLTV Tyler

    ... limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species. The rules would prohibit bringing the snakes into the country and shipping them between states except for scientific and educational purposes. The agency wants to ...

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  5. US Fish and Wildlife proposes limiting trade of 5 snake species, including boa constrictorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Star Tribune

    ... limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species. The rules would prohibit bringing the snakes into the country and shipping them between states except for scientific and educational purposes. The agency wants to ...

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  6. Invasive Pythons Threaten Florida EvergladesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | US News & World Report

    ... devastating the raccoons and rabbits." The list of prey goes on, and Andreozzi said the cascading impacts of the snakes' eclectic eating habits make their threat to the environment both considerable and difficult to predict. The Burmese pythons - ...

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  7. Pia's carnivalRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Little Tiny Hangers

    ... games to play, at which the kids earned tickets which could then be swapped for prizes. My kids all now have "pet snakes", and all the snakes are wearing mini-slinkies as collars. And they have pretty much everything else you see there, too. Face ...

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  8. Gator wrestlers grab life by the tailRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... captive alligators," said Cynthia Thompson, a department inspector who visits the farm each year to check on its pet snakes, turtles and tortoises. "It's a murky area." This is not a thinking man's sport. There are two rules -- don't hesitate and ...

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  9. Doug A2 Weather Column for Sat. July 12Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Breeders Expo at the Victoria Inn and Conference Centre, 1808 Wellington Avenue. For a mere $10, they'll let you pet snakes, geckos, bearded dragons, spiders and other creepy-crawly creatures. Some of you may be tempted to drop an encyclopedia on ...

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  10. The flat that nightmares are made of: Animal lover keeps 28...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Daily Mail

    Keith Ross, 24, from Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, houses 28 snakes, 14 lizards, three tarantulas, three beetles, five turtles and a tiger salamander in his living room.

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  11. Toilet snake's identity stirs up waves of questions: What did Hueytown police fish out?Read the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Alabama Live

    ... making waves in the toilet earlier this week. "It's not an everyday call," he said. "But we do get calls about snakes, coyotes, raccoons." When Officer Ali Thompson, arrived, she had no choice but to dive in. She captured the snake and then posed ...

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  12. Hugh Cairns: Inspection friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Castanet.net

    It seems that most homes that I visit have animals. On the outside we see mice, rats, raccoons, snakes, chickens, horses, cow, critters and birds regularly.

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  13. Japan: Friends a click away in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... person. I was a guest of the Yasuda family, who are big fans of Western rock music and Disneyland, and even have pet snakes. On a wet night they welcomed me warmly to their home, where we spent a great evening sharing in son Hideki's favourite ...

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  14. Reptile found in long grass in ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Chester Evening Leader

    ... in the wild in this country so it's lucky the finder made the discovery when they did. "Now we are appealing to the snakes owner to come forward and so that they can be reunited with their pet," said Mr Clark. The owner of the missing snake is urged ...

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  15. Water Snakes Invading California Threaten Native SpeciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | KQED

    ... water snake are characterized by dark cross bands, which the native garter snake lacks. (OJ Miano/UC Davis) Water snakes from the eastern United States are being found in increasing numbers throughout California's waterways, and biologists at the ...

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  16. Invasive watersnakes introduced to California may pose risk to native speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... salamanders, a group that includes two endangered species in California. A UC Davis study finds that the non-native snakes are invading California waters, posing a threat to native fish, amphibians and reptiles. Watersnakes, commonly seen in the ...

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  17. Invasive water snakes introduced to California may pose risk to native speciesRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Water snakes, commonly seen in the lakes, rivers and streams of the eastern United States, are invading California waterways and may pose a threat to native and endangered species in the state, according to a University of California, Davis, study.

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  18. UC Davis Study: Invasive water snakes introduced to California may pose risk to native speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    NATIVE SNAKES. EXPERTS SAY THE PROBLEM WAS LIKELY CAUSED BY PEOPLE GIVING UP THEIR PET SNAKES, SOMETHING THEY SHOULD NOT JUST DO.

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  19. Going Wild: The Burmese PythonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | KITV-TV

    ... Honolulu Zoo home and is used to educated others about his species. 42:42 "THERE'S A LOT OF LEGEND THAT SWIRLS AROUND SNAKES THAT THEY'RE SLIMY, THEY'RE EVIL. BUT REALLY THEY'RE JUST LIKE ANY OTHER ANIMAL." 42:50 Ashley Standup 35:30 "GEORGE IS ...

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  20. Invasive water snakes introduced to California may pose risk to native speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    A southern watersnake, who eats many different freshwater fish species such as this Sunfish. The non-native snakes are invading California waters, posing a threat to native fish, amphibians and reptiles. Water snakes, commonly seen in the lakes, ...

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