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  1. Cold-blooded pets replace dogs as man's best friendRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Hexham Courant

    ... week after Joe Reed and Jan Mitchinson moved into a house at the town's west end with their three boa constrictor snakes and a smaller, speckled king snake, and began walking the streets with them wrapped around their necks and arms. Fears for the ...

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  2. Can A New Species Of Frog Have A Doppelganger?Read the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | RedOrbit

    ... in Malaysia, Chan took interest in nature as a child, interacting with jungle plants and animals - then keeping snakes and lizards as pets. "At one point, I had as many as 25 species of pet snakes in my room," said the KU researcher. At the National ...

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  3. Can a new species of frog have a doppelganger? Genetics say yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Science Daily

    ... in Malaysia, Chan took interest in nature as a child, interacting with jungle plants and animals -- then keeping snakes and lizards as pets. "At one point, I had as many as 25 species of pet snakes in my room," said the KU researcher. At the ...

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  4. Rattlesnake found in Oregon TV station parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | KBCI CBS 2

    ... for their cage and they coil up on that," Jaime Grayson said. That came as small comfort to folks who are afraid of snakes and saw the 11 p.m. news or the post on the KVAL News Facebook on Wednesday. "After reading the comments, I'm getting freaked ...

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  5. Penfolds Reptile Shop owner seeking owner of sneaky snake which he...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Kent Online

    ... road. "I found it in the gutter when I got there. It is an adult corn snake, which are the most common type of pet snakes. "I found it in the gutter when I got there. It is an adult corn snake, which are the most common type of pet snakes" - Terry ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Invasive Pythons Threaten Florida EvergladesRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | 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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  12. Pia's carnivalRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | 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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  13. Gator wrestlers grab life by the tailRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | 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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  14. Doug A2 Weather Column for Sat. July 12Read the original story

    Jul 12, 2014 | 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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  15. The flat that nightmares are made of: Animal lover keeps 28...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | 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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  16. Toilet snake's identity stirs up waves of questions: What did Hueytown police fish out?Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | 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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  17. Hugh Cairns: Inspection friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | 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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  18. Japan: Friends a click away in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | 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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  19. Reptile found in long grass in ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | 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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  20. Water Snakes Invading California Threaten Native SpeciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | 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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