Cobra seen on the loose in Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A venomous cobra was spotted near a swimming pool in a park in Taipei City on Wednesday morning (June 5), days after video footage of a cobra in Taichung spooked many Taiwanese...

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 203...

Drone delivery of antivenom to Taiwan's Alishan may be world record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drone successfully delivered a dose of antivenom to a remote mountain clinic in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi Count on April 19, potentially setting a world record for the...

'Holy mother of God!' massive 100 pacer viper streamed live in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American expat snake lover living in Taiwan captured rare video footage of an enormous hundred pacer viper while roaming a road on Lala Mountain in Taoyuan County on the eve...

Australian project to combat Myanmar snakebite deaths

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Australia is funding a three-year, 2.3 million Australian dollar ($1.8 million) project that will aid snakebite victims in Myanmar by upgrading care facilities and the quality ...