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Giant Python Caught in Florida


August 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A python was discovered in Florida which was considered as the largest Burmese python ever caught in Florida. This was proven by the scientist on a Tuesday ... Read more...

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Alligator chomps off hand that fed it


July 30th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A boat captain in the US has been charged with unlawfully feeding an alligator after the reptile bit off his hand in Florida Everglades, one of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Alligator found in a Brampton home backyard


May 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brampton, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chelsey Hiemstra got the shock of her life when she found a three-foot-long reptile relaxing under a shady tree in her Brampton backyard last Sunday.She was with ... Read more...

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Endangered Chinese alligators’ population rising


April 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Following efforts to support their survival, the critically endangered Chinese alligators living in the wild have witnessed a rise in population over the past few years.Anhui ... Read more...

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Chinese families adopt alligators


April 12th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) A group of Chinese families has adopted 20 endangered alligators from a nature reserve in the country's Anhui province.The Yangtze alligator, also known as the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dia Mirza poses in ad against animal skin trade (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has posed as a snake to raise her voice against animal skin trade in an ad for animal rights organisation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

170 canaries seized from bus in Colombia


August 30th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police have seized 170 canaries which are highly prized for their singing. The birds were being transported in boxes in a bus traveling along a ... Read more...

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Police shoot at a fake gator


June 8th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Missouri police made a laughing stock of themselves when they repeatedly shot at a gator, which they thought was real and a threat to the public. The ... Read more...

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Alligator captured from NY yard


May 19th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police officers are shocked as to how an alligator made it to a side yard in New York. Officers were called in by a resident on ... Read more...

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Teen’s baggy pants save him from gator bite


April 7th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A teenager from Florida says his baggy pants saved him from an alligator bite. The 17-year-old was returning from work when the reptile struck.Kendrick Williams of St. ... Read more...

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Brazilian woman finds alligator behind her living room sofa


February 24th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A Brazilian woman was shocked when she saw her 3-year-old son playing with a 5-foot alligator in her living room.After floodwaters receded from her home, the woman found ... Read more...

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66mn-yr-old ‘bizzare’ croc ‘may have been a vegetarian’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Crocodiles are known to be carnivores, but a new study might prove otherwise.Scientists now suggest that the basic body structure of crocodiles, alligators and ghariels evolved from a ... Read more...

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200mn-yr-old fossils reveal how snakes’ syringe-like venom fangs evolved


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Scientists are analysing fossils of a 200 million-year-old reptile of the late Triassic period to understand how syringe-like teeth evolved in snakes that exist today.Although not closely related ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fearless cat sends alligator packing with one strike of its paw


November 18th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A brave cat stunned onlookers at a park in Louisiana when he decided to square up to a ferocious, snapping alligator.Weighing in at around 250 plus kgs the ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs just got bigger and scarier than thought


October 1st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Dinosaurs have just got a little bit scarier in terms of size. The pre-historic giants were even bigger than the skeletons displayed in museums, with scientists underestimating their ... Read more...

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Raveena poses for PETA to shun animal skins


September 13th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon is trying to create awareness about the sufferings of snakes and other animals whose skins are used to make accessories, by posing ... Read more...

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Michigander Male Accumulating Corn Witnesses An Alligator


September 4th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 4, 2010 (Just Flashed): Burr Oak, Michigan: A male named Jeff Adamski was collecting sweet corn in the southern region of Michigan. That was the moment when Jeff became the ... Read more...

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Is it possible to predict future climate change?


August 31st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Climate change is a topic for hot debate across countries right now, but is it possible to predict future climate change?Researchers at Niels Bohr Institute at the University ... Read more...

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How giant tortoises, alligators thrived in High Arctic 50m years ago


August 25th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): University of Colorado researchers have conducted a study that explains how ancient alligators and giant tortoises were able to thrive on Ellesmere Island well above the Arctic Circle, ... Read more...

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3-Foot Alligator Unearthed In A City Of Massachusetts


August 24th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 24, 2010 (Just Flashed): A three-foot alligator of three feet had been unearthed on Sunday. Astonishingly, it was detected while sauntering pointlessly in a city of Massachusetts. Scott Hurst ... Read more...

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Roger Moore pays tribute to Tom Mankiewicz


August 4th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 04 (ANI): Bond legend Roger Moore has paid tribute to Hollywood screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz, calling him a wonderful man and a great friend.Mankiewicz, the screenwriter for several Bond flicks, died ... Read more...

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Alligator found in Puerto Rico parking lot


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, July 22 (IANS/EFE) A five-feet-long alligator, probably "abandoned by its owners", was found in a parking lot next to a shopping centre in a Puerto Rican town, officials said. A police ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gator Bites off the Hand of Florida Teen


July 14th, 2010 - 2:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to wildlife officials in Florida, an alligator bit off the hand of an 18 year old while he was in the water at a popular swimming area ... Read more...

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Jenna Dewan Tatum bares all for new PETA campaign


July 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 7 (ANI): Jenna Dewan Tatum is the latest beauty to strip for a PETA campaign.In the "Wearing Exotic Skins Kills" ad, the actress has posed naked beneath a slick ... Read more...

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Alligator Strolls Through Town


July 4th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An alligator reportedly strolled through a town in Germany. The Police in the area got a call in the middle of the night from a bystander ... Read more...

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Debbie Gibson and Tiffany to star in Syfy movie ‘Mega Python vs. Gatoroid’


June 25th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Debbie Gibson and Tiffany are hitting it off together on camera soon. The former pop stars are set to continue their over 20-year rivalry in ... Read more...

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Debbie Gibson, Tiffany To Star Together In A Film


June 25th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Two American top pop stars are going to appear together in a film. They are none other than1980s pop stars Deborah "Debbie" Gibson and ... Read more...

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7-Feet Long Gator Found In A Tampa Middle School


June 8th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
It seems that as the mating season of the Alligators is nearing, the reptiles are busy finding a mate.On Monday a 7-feet long alligator was found in a middle School in ... Read more...

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Kate Gosselin And Children Visit Discovery Cove


June 7th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, the TLC premiered its first episode of "Kate Plus Eight". Though this time Kate Gosselin and family is minus Jon Gosselin, the father of ... Read more...

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The Cleaning Of The BP Oil Spill To Cost Virtually $5 Billion


May 4th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Deteriorating circumstances at the location of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may hasten the flow of BP oil into prolific fishing ... Read more...

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PETA targets Simpson for wearing animal skin


March 26th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson has been targeted by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for wearing animal skin. Simpson was recently photographed wearing a jacket ... Read more...

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Latest extreme sport: Alligator wrestling!


March 11th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Wrestling in the US is no more confined to the ring - fighters are now trying their might against the strength of alligators in a pool.Florida's Freestyle Alligator ... Read more...

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Betty White To Appear In ‘SNL’?


February 10th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Betty White is an actress no one can ignore. With age, the lady seems to get more graceful than ever. Her recent ad for Snickers, shown ... Read more...

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Meet the man who keeps 24 crocs, alligators in his back garden!


February 1st, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 1 (ANI): Britain's Shaun Foggett loves reptiles and keeps 24 of them as his pets in his back garden that he shares with his fiancée and three kids.The 30-year-old daredevil ... Read more...

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Did birds’ ancestors breathe their way to dominance?


January 15th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Birds' breathing method may have helped their dinosaur forefathers dominate earth after its worst mass extinction 251 million years ago. The extinction wiped out 70 percent of land life ... Read more...

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