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2009-03-16 17:15:00

An Australian woman said a python slithered onto her property and swallowed her 12.8-pound dog.

2009-03-01 01:05:00

Monty Python's Life of Brian, a spoof of religious movies, is to be shown openly in a Welsh town this month for the first time in 30 years.

2009-02-03 16:28:48

The California owner of an escaped 23-foot-long python said the snake was found a day later basking in the sun in a neighbor's yard. Brandon Dennis, a college student and owner of Clarice the female python, said the 130-pound snake escaped from his San Luis Obispo home after 10 p.m.

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2009-02-03 15:38:03

The British Academy of Film and Television says it plans to bestow its BAFTA Fellowship on U.S. filmmaker Terry Gilliam at the upcoming BAFTA awards ceremony.

2009-01-27 16:14:23

A British survey has named the Monty Python tune Always Look on the Bright Side of Life as the country's top alternative funeral song. The survey of 764 people, commissioned by the Children's Society, found the song from Monty Python's Life of Brian was the top choice among respondents, with one fifth of those polled saying they would like the ditty played at their funerals, The Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday. The No.

2009-01-24 16:58:16

British comedian John Cleese, known for his work with the comedy group Monty Python, is very fit and active at age 69, his girlfriend says. U.S.

2009-01-20 08:00:00

Attractive New Price Point for 2-Way Vehicle Security Python Responder 460 and Clifford Matrix 1X Also Debut at CES VISTA, Calif., Jan.

2009-01-05 20:27:29

A councilor in England's Calderdale borough said planned pigeon awareness days is an idea that could have come straight out of a Monty Python sketch. The pigeon awareness days are part of a report to Calderdale Council's health and social care scrutiny panel that also calls for removing eggs from nests as part of an effort to rid the town of Brighouse of feral pigeons, The Daily Mail reported Monday. However, the nearly $15,000 plan was ridiculed by Councilor Paul Rogan. There is only one way...

2008-11-30 00:48:22

An Australian woman says she hated snakes even before she found 14 young carpet pythons in her bedroom. Esther Honegger of Fannie Bay told The Northern Territorian she first noticed some of the snakes as she prepared for bed Wednesday night. I hate snakes and as I walked backwards and forwards I would see another one, she said.

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2008-11-14 09:05:00

Historians have discovered that a Greek 4th century AD joke book features an ancestor of Monty Python's Dead Parrot sketch where a man returns a parrot to a shop, complaining it is dead.


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2008-11-21 16:21:55

The Children's Python (Antaresia childreni), is a non-venomous python found in Australia. It is found mainly in the extreme north of Western Australia, the northern third of Northern territory, and in northeastern Queensland. It is also found on the islands of the Torres Strait. It was named in honor of John George Children, who was a curator of the zoological collection at the British Museum around that time. No subspecies are currently recognized. Adults grow to about 30 inches in...

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