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2008-08-06 00:00:20

By PHIL POTTER Just hearing someone scream the word S-S-S-SNAKE usually gets everyone's rapt attention.

2008-07-18 15:00:30

By Mark LaFlamme LEWISTON - Theories abounded Thursday about how a python made its way into a Gorham woman's washing machine the night before. By the end of the day, they were still only theories.

2008-06-15 21:00:08

SEGAMAT: The Wildlife and National Parks Department has raided what is perhaps the largest makeshift facility to process, preserve and store exotic meat in Malaysia.

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2008-02-22 06:00:00

The Everglades apparently isn't big enough for the giant invaders, who have grown fat, happy and increasingly numerous on a diet of unsuspecting natives. The Burmese, or Indian, python -- at least theoretically -- would feel right at home from California to Delaware.

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2006-12-17 18:50:00

Python control in the Everglades is a painstaking, around-the-clock slog against a voracious, foreign snake species that has established a stronghold in this watery wilderness and put native wildlife at risk.

2006-04-12 07:42:55

By Tom Brown EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Florida (R

2006-04-12 07:40:00

The man leading efforts to eradicate giant Burmese python snakes from Everglades National Park sounds almost fearful, and certainly not optimistic, when he talks about the chances of wiping out an invasive species he calls "the enemy."

2006-04-12 07:07:59

By Tom Brown EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Florida (R

2005-10-13 01:20:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is moving toward requiring owners of potentially dangerous animals, such as crocodiles and pythons, to have microchips implanted in their pets in case the animals get loose, officials said on Thursday.

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2005-09-18 04:35:00

They are powerful predators that constrict their prey but female African pythons also have a maternal side unheard of among egg-laying snakes: they spend time with their young after they hatch.


Latest Pythonidae Reference Libraries

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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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2007-03-19 15:51:55

The Ball Python, Python regius, also known as the Royal Python, is a ground dwelling, non-venomous snake native to the savannahs and rain forests in western Africa. The snake is mainly found in the countries of Ghana, Togo and Benin. The name Ball derives from its tendency to curl up in a tight "ball" when stressed or frightened. The Ball Python is mostly light brown-green and black in color, with a tan-yellow underbelly. However, they do come in many morphs, which are genetic mutations...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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