ARTICLES RELATING TO SNAKES

A man was bitten in the face by a snake, and the horrifying moment was captured on a doorbell cam

2019-05-08 17:54

On Sunday, a man in Lawton, Oklahoma was bitten in the face by a snake when visiting his a friend. The footage of the bite is scary.

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WATCH: Mozambique spitting cobra keeps Durban neighbourhood on its toes

A 1.4m Mozambique spitting cobra was captured outside a house in Verulam, Durban, on Tuesday.

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There’s one only lab in South Africa that produces snake antivenom – which it makes inside horses

2018-10-08 06:27

The injection that could save your life if you are bitten by a rinkhals, or black mamba, black widow spider, starts its journey in the blood of a horse.

WATCH: Moment 2-metre long snake is found in London street

2018-07-19 10:21

There was a small measure of pandemonium in London’s Stepney Street when pedestrians spotted a two-metre long snake.

Bitten by a snake, bear and a shark – in less than four years!

2018-05-01 17:20

When a shark bit Dylan McWilliams last Thursday he set a record few would envy him. Warning: Graphic content

WATCH: Snakes on a train: Fearless man kills snake with bare hands

2017-11-23 09:20

An Indonesian man who used his bare hands to kill a snake that was discovered slithering on a busy commuter train has become an Internet hero.

Court sides with reptile keepers against giant snake ban

2017-04-18 08:11

US wildlife officials can't legally stop interstate trade of giant exotic snakes such as Burmese pythons, which threaten to eat all the native mammals in the Florida Everglades, an appeals court has ruled.

KZN man dies after snake bite

2017-03-07 16:06

Paramedics say a 28-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man who was bitten by a snake has been found dead at his home in Port Shepstone, south of Durban.

Boy recovering after cobra bit him in his sleep

2016-12-27 08:23

A 12-year old boy who was bitten on the shoulder by a spitting cobra is recovering well and even keeps the dead snake in a bottle to brag about it, his mother says.

Mikayla passes Grade 1 on 3rd try after snake bite

2016-12-07 12:48

A 10-year-old girl bitten by a Mozambique spitting cobra almost five years ago has finally passed Grade 1, on her third attempt.

 

WATCH: Mozambique spitting cobra rears its head from North West toilet

2019-03-26 07:31

One Pretoria mom got much more than she bargained for during a recent trip to the North West, when a Mozambique spitting cobra unexpectedly reared its head from a toilet her daughter was using.

There's a snake on my stoep! This is how to handle slithery visitors

2018-10-17 14:22

Spring is snake season and the reptiles can be found anywhere - in bedrooms and kitchens and urban gardens. Here's what to do should you encounter a snake, or get bitten by one.

GIANT PYTHONS TAKE OVER!

2018-07-31 15:15

CREATURES of every shape and size are living in terror in parts of Florida as massive snakes go on the rampage.

An airline passenger was caught trying to smuggle a python on a plane by hiding it inside a hard drive at Miami International Airport

2018-07-11 22:10

US transport safety officials stopped snake from "boarding" a plane in Miami after they found it was smuggled into a portable hard drive.

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WATCH: Snake caught comfortably sitting in bedroom corner

A Durban-based family woke up to a quite a surprise when they discovered a black mamba curled underneath a sleeper couch in their living room. Watch.

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'Quite the surprise' - Family finds huge python curled-up on car's engine

2017-11-11 12:21

The last thing an Australian family expected to find under the bonnet of their car was a massive python.

Ssscary! Cleaning staff finds python in hotel room drawer

2017-04-11 21:01

A worker at a Massachusetts hotel got a slithery surprise while cleaning a room - a 1.5m snake left in a drawer.

New discovery by Wits researchers: Puff adders use 'lingual luring' to hunt

2017-02-01 09:17

After analysing thousands of hours of video footage, two Wits University researchers have shown that puff adders actively lure their prey into striking range using their tongues.

Snake sightings on the rise this summer

2016-12-08 10:05

With summer heating up, snake season is also in full swing and local snake catchers say they have been receiving a number of callouts for various venomous snake species found in people’s homes.

'Toilet snake' to be released into the wild

2016-12-06 16:03

The "toilet snake" found in a Pretoria block of flats will be released back into the wild.

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