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October 5, 2018 3:48 AM British man dies after being bitten by a sea snake

The 23-year-old was working on a fishing trawler in Australia when he was bitten, and died before paramedics could reach him. The 23-year-old, who has not been named, was working on a fishing trawler 70 miles south of Groote Eylandt, an island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, when he was bitten. Paramedics and a helicopter crew were summoned, but the man had died before 8

October 5, 2018 1:02 AM British man dies from sea snake bite in Australia

A British man has died after being bitten by a sea snake on a fishing trawler in Australia, police have said. The man, 23, had just pulled up a net off the coast of the Northern Territory when he was bitten about 09:00 local time on Thursday (23:00 GMT Wednesday). Emergency crews were called to the boat, near island Groote Eylandt, but were unable to save the man. UK consular 7

September 24, 2018 4:09 PM Seven foot snake falls from attic hatch at Nuneaton home

A 7ft (2.1m) boa constrictor fell from an attic onto the landing as the hatch was opened. Stephen Hope and his wife Annette were left "stunned" after the reptile fell at their home in Stockingford, Nuneaton. "I'd only gone up there to look for some books, it was pretty frightening", Mr Hope said. The snake, thought to be 14 years old, is now being cared 11

September 14, 2018 1:05 AM Hurricane Florence WARNING: Heavy floods to wash VENOMOUS SNAKES into urban neighbourhoods

VENOMOUS snakes could soon be found in urban neighbourhoods of South Carolina and pose a threat to the local community, according to environmental experts warning of the devastating impact of Hurricane Florence. Dangerous snakes which typically resident in South Carolina’s wetlands may be displaced by the storm, driving them into populated areas, according 15

July 19, 2018 2:07 PM Baby snake 'frozen in time' gives insight into lost world

The snake lived in what is now Myanmar, during the age of the dinosaurs. "This is the very first baby snake fossil that we have ever found," Prof Michael Caldwell of the University of Alberta in Canada told BBC News. The baby snake lived in the forests of Myanmar during the Cretaceous period. It has been given the name, Xiaophis Myanmarensis, or dawn snake 12

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 17

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 18

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 10

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 4

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 11