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Oct 21, 2018
Three newly identified snake species named after Charles Darwin, Green god of fire Hephaestus, American professor Robert ThomasRobert Thomas, an environmental biologist and head of head of the Center for Environmental Communication at Loyola University, New Orleans, is being honoured by having one of three newly identified species of snakes from the Galapagos Islands named after him.
Oct 18, 2018
Mythology for the Millennial: From real serpents to divinities, Hindu lore's awkward relationship with snakesHindu mythology is full of examples of people being terrible to snakes, for all that they are worshipped in several parts of the country.
Jul 16, 2018
World Snake Day 2018: Conservationists attempt to restore the reptile's statusOnly about a fourth of all snakes are venomous, and all of them would prefer to avoid human contact.
Jun 16, 2018
Indonesian woman who went missing found inside seven-metre-long Python in Muna islandHer relatives in Indonesia suspected the python had swallowed her after they spotted the swollen snake in her garden.
Feb 06, 2017
Nag Panchami not just about snake worship, but subjecting the object of veneration to needless agony, deathSixty to seventy thousand snakes die each year on Nag Panchami during their trapping, rough handling on the day & because most snakes are allergic to milk.
Jul 18, 2016
Indonesia: Snakes on a plane? Man caught trying to board plane with reptiles in socksA man has been arrested for trying to board a Garuda Indonesia plane bound for Saudi Arabia with 10 pythons in his socks, an airline official said Monday.
May 11, 2016
Seven members of the 'snake gang' sentenced to life imprisionmentSeven members of the notorious 'snake gang' were on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for robbery and rape.
Nov 08, 2015
Snakes, horror films, video games: Slash talks about his pet passionsSlash seemed very excited to be back in India. "It’s been 15 years so it is really nice to finally get here and be able to go around and see things. I was really disappointed (when the 2013 tour to India was cancelled due to logistical issues) and I'm glad we finally made it," says Slash as he recounts his memorable experiences from the last trip where he played with local musicians.
Sep 16, 2015
Eeks! Snakes found hiding in toilets, drain pipes in AustraliaSnakes in Australia are hiding in toilets as a lack of rainfall in northern Queensland has them searching for water.
Aug 17, 2015
Coffee and poison: Snake cafe opens in Tokyo's fashion districtOpen six days a week, the cafe allows customers to enjoy food and beverages while watching a small snake slither around in a cage on their table.