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Young snake catcher dies while attempting to kiss a cobra

Young snake catcher dies while attempting to kiss a cobra A 21-year-old snake catcher in India died after attempting to kiss a cobra.Somnath Mhatre (Smith Mhatre on Facebook) had reportedly rescued the snake from under a car in Navi Mumbai, about 16 miles outside Mumbai.

Pushing a tennis ball out of a snake is a tricky, and gross, operation

Pushing a tennis ball out of a snake is a tricky, and gross, operation While some people might not harbour much sympathy for snakes, even they'd feel bad for this python who swallowed a tennis ball.Luckily, the snake was found in the backyard of a Queensland home in Australia, where it was able to get the ball removed.

Tiny human snake catcher has a glorious and terrifying career ahead of him

Tiny human snake catcher has a glorious and terrifying career ahead of him While you're scared by the mere thought of a snake, this little fella is mastering their capture without breaking sweat.Two-year-old Jenson Harrison has been busy catching snakes on the Gold Coast in Australia, and he's been dubbed "little snake boy" for his reptile-handling efforts.

Chemists develop cheaper snake antivenom, may work for spiders and scorpions

Chemists develop cheaper snake antivenom, may work for spiders and scorpions Although snakebites only account for about five deaths per year the United States, their global impact is much more severe.is largely due to adequate access to antivenom, which is not as available in poor, developing regions.

Oh look, it's a giant snake throwing up a whole deer because nature is gross

Oh look, it's a giant snake throwing up a whole deer because nature is gross We don't know why you'd want to watch this, but hey, here you are.It's bitten off more than it can chew, it seems, and so decides to regurgitate the entire deer — still intact.

Possibly evil mass death of zoo snakes leads to investigation

Possibly evil mass death of zoo snakes leads to investigation That's what we're learning after Zoo Knoxville officials in Tennessee revealed that 33 snakes and a lizard were mysteriously found dead on Wednesday morning.No crime scene clues of note and no message from the killer, just a bunch of dead snakes.

Snake on a plane hitches a ride to New Zealand, which has no snakes

Snake on a plane hitches a ride to New Zealand, which has no snakes Despite the close distance to Australia, there are no snakes in New Zealand, bar the occasional sea snake.So you can imagine the surprise when biosecurity officials at Auckland Airport found a live snake on a plane that arrived from Australia on Sunday.

Little girl photobombed by huge venomous snake

Little girl photobombed by huge venomous snake Snakes can come out of nowhere when you're out in the country in Australia.It turns out a large, venomous snake had photobombed the shot, but Dickinson was oblivious to it at the time.

Someone tried to mail a box of deadly horrors to Australia, and geez it's creepy

Someone tried to mail a box of deadly horrors to Australia, and geez it's creepy Working in customs comes with the risk of unearthing pretty awful things.For example, Australia's Border Force found a host of spiders and snakes in a box marked as "2 pair shoes," mailed from Northern Europe — because Australia doesn't have enough spiders and snakes already.

Dude busts out hidden kung fu skills to fight snake that just wants to use internet

Dude busts out hidden kung fu skills to fight snake that just wants to use internet Dropkicking a snake may not be everyone's first plan of defense, but to be fair: It works.An oblivious customer at an internet cafe in the Wiset Chai Chan District of Ang Thong, Thailand had an unfortunate run in with a rat snake on the attack.

Snake hitches a ride on a train, because Australia is pretty much how you imagine

Snake hitches a ride on a train, because Australia is pretty much how you imagine It's a tired stereotype that snakes are everywhere in Australia, but they do have a knack for appearing out of nowhere.Commuters on the 6:54 p.

Huge snake falls through gym's ceiling because even indoors isn't safe

Huge snake falls through gym's ceiling because even indoors isn't safe So you think you're safe from snakes inside?On Thursday Vaughan received a text from her cleaner, informing her that she found a massive snake inside the gym.