Snake

This image provided by the Santa Fe Police Department shows a 20-pound brown and yellow python that was found on an engine block Thursday July 10, 2014 in Santa Fe, N.M. (AP Photo/Santa Fe Police Department)

Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When a woman’s pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand. Ault and the driver both ended up with […]

07/11/2014

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police cruiser sits outside the Reptile Ocean exotic pet store in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug.  6, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John LeBlanc)

Python’s strangling of 2 boys probed

TORONTO (AP) — A 100-pound (45-kilogram) python blamed in the strangling deaths of two Canadian boys apparently escaped from its enclosure, slithered through a ventilation system and fell through the ceiling into the room where […]

08/06/2013

Authorities remove snake terrariums after a house fire, in Clearfield, Utah. (AP Photo/The Standard-Examiner, Brian Wolfer)

Owner could face charges for venomous snakes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Firefighters arrived at a Utah home to put out a blaze started by a kitchen range and discovered more than flames — 28 snakes, six of them deadly. The man […]

07/29/2013

Bret Lewis

Snake bit

A high school baseball team north of us in Stevenson Ranch has had to learn more than just batting and fielding. They also had to capture rattlesnakes. Eleven of the critters have been nabbed since school started back in August.

04/24/2013

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

Every year we try a different event for Chinese New Years and this weekend we’re going to ring in the Year of the Snake on Sunday from 2-6:30 at the Hammer Museum in Westwood.

02/08/2013

(AP Photo)

21 invasive pythons killed so far in Fla. contest

IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES (AP) — The man known as “Alligator Ron” has a lifetime of experience in the Florida Everglades, a fleet of airboats at his disposal and knows the habitats of furry prey for large reptiles.

01/18/2013

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