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Sarah Harding kisses python


September 21st, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding puckered up to an albino Burmese python at an awards function here in the British capital.The Girls Aloud star was photographed with the ... Read more...

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Python in car stuns British holidaying couple


September 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A British couple on a South African safari were in for a surprise when they discovered a snake hiding in their car bonnet.Marlene Swart, 38, and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British granny catches deadliest snake by hood


September 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A 57-year-old grandmother in Britain who came across a snake in her garden simply picked it up with kitchen tongs and put it in a chocolate ... Read more...

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Snake causes panic in Kolkata hospital


August 12th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) A viper snake was spotted in the Curzon ward of the government-run SSKM Hospital here, causing panic among patients and staff, an official said Sunday.The reptile ... Read more...

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Rihanna unhappy with size zero body


June 14th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna is unhappy with her size zero body and wants to get back to her curves."I'm a size zero and not happy ... Read more...

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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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Dinosaur-like sea reptile suffered from arthritis too


May 16th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Scientists found signs of a degenerative condition similar to human arthritis in the jaw of a pliosaur, a dinosaur-like ancient sea reptile that lived 150 million ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Snake in flight grounds plane


April 5th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) A pilot in Australia was forced to turn his plane around after noticing a snake slithering across the control panel.Pilot Braden Blennerhassett, with Air Frontier airline, ... Read more...

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Now, an all India guide map on snakes


March 15th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) With 46,900 people in India succumbing to snake bites in a year, an NGO has now come up with the novel 'All India Snake Guide Map' ... Read more...

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Huge pet crocodile seized in Mexico


February 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) A 150-kg pet crocodile was seized from a house in Mexico, officials said.The two-metre-long crocodile, named "Chuy", was seized from Tlaquepaque city in western Jalisco ... Read more...

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Israeli toddler bites off snake’s head


January 27th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An 18-month Israeli boy bit off the head of a snake that crawled into his bedroom in Haifa, the Ynet News portal said.The mother, who ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Crocodile attends papal audience


January 12th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 12 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday addressed around 7,000 faithful - and a crocodile.To commemorate the Rome zoo's 100th anniversary, staff members attended the pope's general indoor ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Deer caught on CCTV crashing into shop


January 10th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) No one was injured when a deer came crashing into a shop in Woodbury Heights. The animal seemed to have strayed and smashed into the front ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Crocodile ‘given bikini wax and pedicure’


November 21st, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Darwin, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian spa has gotten into the news after they gave one lucky crocodile a real treat. The spa did a complete ‘bikini wax procedure’ on the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Supreme Court releases jailed Kerala CPI-M leader


November 15th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the release on bail of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader M.V. Jayarajan who was jailed for six months by ... Read more...

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Villagers kill crocodile in Uttar Pradesh


September 18th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district killed a crocodile, officials said Saturday, adding that around 15 accused have been booked for clubbing to death the reptile ... Read more...

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Raymond Hoser lets a snake bite his daughter


August 10th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A snake handler used his 10-year-old daughter to prove that a snake feared to be deadly is in fact not that dangerous because he has de-venomised the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Fossilized primitive pregnant lizard found in China


July 21st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 120-million-year-old fossil of a pregnant lizard has been found in China, BBC reported Thursday.The fossil is a complete 30 cm lizard with over a dozen ... Read more...

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Camper loses his pet boa constrictor at County Park


June 21st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Addison Oaks County, Mich., June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Park officials at the Addison Oaks County Park are on the lookout for a 5-foot boa constrictor. The animal escaped from its owner last ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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...

Posted in World News |

Alligator attacks police car


May 4th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gainesville, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deputy in Gainesville Florida suffered an unusual car accident when he responded to a call about an animal nuisance near the local Golf and Country Club ... 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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Snake that bit model did not die from silicone poisoning


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): After Israeli model Orit Fox was bitten on her surgically enhanced breast by a snake, rumours began to spread that the serpent died because it was poisoned by ... Read more...

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Snake dies of silicone poisoning after biting model’s ‘enhanced’ breast


March 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, March 15 (ANI): A snake attacked an Israeli model during a sexy photoshoot by biting into her surgically enhanced breast and later died from silicone poisoning.Orit Fox, a B-list model and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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Chinese man bitten by snake on penis while sitting on toilet


February 19th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): A man in China was bitten on his penis by a snake as he was sitting down on the toilet.According to the China Times, the 51-year-old Taiwanese man, ... Read more...

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Australian punches attacking croc, escapes


February 6th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) A north Queensland man who was grabbed by a crocodile while swimming in a popular waterhole escaped by punching the reptile repeatedly on the head.The 37-year-old man was ... Read more...

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Crocodile eats a woman’s cell phone in Ukraine


January 25th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kyiv, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When a woman walked to the workers of an aquarium in Ukraine and complained that a crocodile at the aquarium had eaten her phone, they initially didn’t ... Read more...

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Injured Turtle Tzivka Gets Its Ability To Walk Again With The Help Of Wheels


January 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A turtle named Tzivka in Israel which had an unfortunate accident two months back causing it to lose its ability to walk has been given a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Gossip Girl’ star Jessica Szohr strips off for soft drink advert


January 7th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 07 (ANI): Actress Jessica Szohr has stripped off and posed in nothing but a slick of body paint for a soft drink advertisement.Painted to look like a reptile, the 25-year-old ... Read more...

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3D Scan To Reveal Details Of Colossal Sea Monster Pilosaur


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hitherto unknown facts about a massive sea monster named Pliosaur are going to be unveiled courtesy the very powerful CT scanners in the UK. ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Snake causes panic in Kolkata hospital, killed


December 8th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) A viper snake surfaced in Kolkata's SSKM Hospital, leaving behind the bed ridden patients and the staff in a ward shocked and terrified, a doctor said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

287mn-yr-old pre-dino era predator found with fangs intact


December 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A rare skull-complete with fangs-of a pre-dinosaur era predator that lived 287 million years ago has been found in a Texas dig.Paleontologists from the Houston Museum of Natural ... 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...

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