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July 1, 2018 9:47 PM Sometimes heroes do wear capes: Heroic golden retriever puppy is left with a very swollen snout after jumping between his owner and a rattlesnake in Arizona, saving her from being bitten and taking the hit himself

A dog has been hailed a hero for saving his owner from a rattlesnake, taking a nasty bite to the face in the process. The golden retriever named Todd was on a hike with his owner Paula Goodwin in Anthem, Arizona, on Friday when the pair came across a rattlesnake. Just as Goodwin was about to unknowingly step on the snake, Todd spotted it and jumped in front 14

July 1, 2018 8:31 AM Snake found on doorstep of home in Malvern Road, Gillingham

A homeowner had the fright of her life when she found a snake on her doorstep. The reptile, which turned out to be a royal or ball python, was found slithering round on tiles at her front door of her home in Gillingham. A picture of the snake was put on the Animals Lost and Found in Kent Facebook page in the hope its owner could be found. The post was shared 12

June 25, 2018 3:48 AM 'Slow down, respect our wildlife': Man ties enormous dead scrub python to wire fencing on the side of a highway after spotting the snake on the road

A haunting photo has captured a dead scrub python tied to wire fencing on the side of a road next to a sign reading: 'Slow down. Respect our local wildlife'. The sign was made by a fed-up motorist who found the run-over python, measuring more than two metres long, lying dead on a country road. The image shows the snake tied to a barbed wire fence on the side of the road with the hand painted 7

June 21, 2018 9:58 PM Qld man revives frog eaten by snake

A north Queensland snake catcher has revived a frog, regurgitated by a snake, by giving it CPR. Townsville man Jamie Chapel thought the frog was dead after the tree snake he was called to catch this month spat it up, before noticing its leg twitch. Believing the frog had been swallowed within the past hour, he washed the mucus off it, and gave it tiny chest 1

June 21, 2018 1:44 PM Love Island: Baffled fans question if Eyal has left the villa as spiritual hunk fails to get any airtime for two nights running

A week ago he was at the centre of the villa drama, being branded a snake on Twitter and making an enemy of show favourite Dr Alex. But this week's episodes of Love Island have barely featured Eyal, leading fans to flood Twitter with hilarious theories as to where the spiritual hunk has disappeared to. The model has had little airtime in the past two episodes 7

June 20, 2018 9:14 PM Animal meat and banned ivory among items seized in international raids

Large cat skulls, seven kilos of banned ivory, products derived from crocodile and live reptiles are among items which have been seized in a series of international raids to hit the illegal wildlife and timber trade. The haul is part of Operation Thunderstorm which ran throughout May and involved 1,974 seizures including 43 tonnes of wild meat. Animals 2

June 20, 2018 4:28 PM Snake haste! Police officers halt traffic to help a snake cross a busy Virginia street

Two policemen in Virginia took their vow to protect and serve to the next level when they helped a snake cross a busy road on Tuesday morning. Video filmed by Randy Leftwich shows the Roanoke, Virginia, officers stop traffic around the snake as they wait patiently for it to cross. The snake had been trying to cross at Franklin Road but struggled to make it all the way across 12

June 20, 2018 3:33 PM Video shows headless rattlesnake striking man

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man who shot a rattlesnake got a surprise when the headless reptile tried to bite him long after he thought it should be dead. Billy Forbus tells WSFA-TV he saw the snake when he was working in his garden and shot it. He later put it in the back of his pickup truck to go show his father and brother. Forbus says the animal 2

June 18, 2018 11:34 AM Python tries to KILL forest officer as he poses for a photograph with it wrapped around his neck after rescuing it in India

A forest ranger had a brush with death when a huge python tried to strangle him after he rescued the snake and posed for a photo with it around his neck. Sanjoy Dutta was leading a team that saved the 10 metre-long python from a forest in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, India. After capturing the serpent, Mr Dutta put it over his shoulder while a crowd 6

June 16, 2018 2:57 PM Woman swallowed whole by 23ft python in Indonesia while gardening

Villagers cut open the 23ft-long snake and found Wa Tiba's dead body still intact after she had been swallowed head first. Villagers launched a search for Wa Tiba, 54, after was reported missing on the island of Muna on Thursday evening. The bloated snake was found close to the victim's belongings, including her sandals and a flashlight. The villagers 12