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Snake bite killed man who had over 100 snakes at home

POMFRET, Md. (AP) — A man found dead in his home with more than 100 snakes, including cobras and black mambas, died of a snake bite, officials in Maryland said. A medical examiner's...

Review: Our favorite crash-test dummies return in 'Jackass'

Pity those in charge of COVID-19 protocols on “Jackass Forever.” Imagine, just for starters, the challenges of monitoring the health of participants in something called the “Vomitron...

Taiwan hiker bitten by Thai spitting cobra

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man has undergone two surgeries after being bitten by a Thai spitting cobra in a mountainous area of Taichung, prompting fears among experts that the highly venomous sna...

Police escort woman bitten by pit viper to hospital in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police helped a woman bitten by a brown spotted pit viper in Keelung to cut her trip to the hospital by 10 minutes Thursday (Nov. 18), and she was declared to be in no dan...

Venomous snake on the loose in North Carolina capital

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina are warning people to be on the lookout for a venomous snake on the loose. The Raleigh Police Department sent out a notice early Tue...

Austria: bachelor party ends with snake-bitten tongue

BERLIN (AP) — A German man's bachelor party in the Austrian Alps ended with a snake bite on the tongue and a trip to a hospital. The Austria Press Agency reported ...

Reptile breeder pays fine after 157 venomous snakes seized

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A reptile breeder in upstate New York has paid a $500 fine related to the possession of more than 150 venomous snakes in his home, the state Department of Environmental Conservatio...

Africans flee to South America on dangerous journey to US

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — When an armed conflict erupted in his village in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Blaise Matshieba Nduluyele fled from the carnage. Hundreds of people, including some of his re...

Video shows giant cobra on Taichung, Taiwan hiking trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the weather heats up and sightings of venomous snakes such as cobras have been on the rise on hiking trails, the Taichung City Tourism Bureau last week posted video of a cob...

Roar! The wild kingdom is alive in holiday gift items

NEW YORK (AP) — This holiday, all gifts seem to be in animal prints. Zebra, leopard, giraffe, cheetah, tiger: Pick your print, type of item and price range and away you go, especially in women's appar...

Indian police investigate alleged rape of girl in hospital

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police in India say they are investigating allegations that a 4-year-old girl was gang-raped while being treated in an intensive care unit at a hospital in the country's north. ...