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Lismore :: Australia | over 1 year ago

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An Australian toddler had a lucky escape after being attacked by a python which wrapped itself around the sleeping child's arm and then began constricting and biting the infant. Snake handler Tex Tillis said the two-year-old girl's mother woke at 3:

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Adelaide :: Australia | over 1 year ago

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Tess Guthrie, 22, from Lismore on the far north coast, was woken by her cat hissing at 3.30am and discovered the python wrapped three times around her daughter Zara's arm, who was sleeping in the bed with her. At first she thought it was a dream but

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São Paulo :: Brazil | over 1 year ago

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After gorging on a large meal, this anaconda presumably decided it was not hungry after all...Scroll down for video Full: The anaconda writhes in the water with an obvious bump in his skin Emerge: The animal then begins to emerge slowly from inside

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West Milford :: NJ :: USA | over 1 year ago

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N.J. (AP) — Summer vacation has been anything but routine for a New York City social studies teacher who lives in northern New Jersey. James Geist has spotted pythons twice within days in his West Milford yard. <

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Mattoon :: IL :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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Police in Illinois said a two-foot-long python was found around a baby sleeping in his crib, wrapped itself around one-year-old William Winans' foot and then bit him last week. The incident happened last Monday, the Mattoon Journal-Gazette & Times-

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Gulf Breeze :: FL :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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Jogging on Soundside Drive, I had to step over two that were squashed by automobile tires...I have seen their patterned trails on the dirt roads and seen their skins in the bushes. Our cats brought garter snakes into our house twice this year. The

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Ushiku :: Japan | 2 years ago

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Police in Ibaraki Prefecture on Monday were investigating the death of a man whose body was found next to a 6.5-meter python. Shoji Fujita, 66, was found dead outside his home Sunday in Ushiku, 50 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, with a reticulated

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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Proving once again they deserve the title "most metal of all living animals", Boa constrictors know when to stop squeezing around their prey because they can feel their victim's heart stop. The constricting method of subduing prey is a relatively

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Regina :: Canada | 2 years ago

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Boa constrictors can sense the heartbeat of their quarry as they suffocate it, thus giving themselves the signal to know when the prey is dead, scientists say. In a study published on Wednesday in the journal Biology Letters, snake experts at

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 2 years ago

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Scientists have now discovered that snakes sense exactly how long they need to squeeze; the predators can sense their victim's heartbeat, and let go only when it stops. The findings are reported in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters . They

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