Read more about the article Snake-Necked Turtle Exercises Its Neck While Feeding
Snake-necked turtle exercises its long neck as it gobbles down on some delicious plankton at a Newport Aquarium in Kentucky, USA, undated. The New Guinea snake-necked turtle is a species of turtle that spends most of its life living in freshwater bodies of water and jungle rivers. (Newport Aquarium/Newsflash)

Snake-Necked Turtle Exercises Its Neck While Feeding

This adorable footage shows a little snake-necked turtle exercising its long neck as it gobbles down on some delicious plankton at a Kentucky aquarium. The images were obtained by Newsflash from the Newport Aquarium, along with a statement that said: "This New Guinea Snake-Necked Turtle is keeping his reflexes sharp…

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Read more about the article Ungrateful Snake Tries To Bite The Hand That Freed It
Picture shows a Coelognathus radiatus, commonly known as Copperhead Rat Snake, in undated footage. The snake was aggressive after being released back into the wild. (@wild_whisperer/Newsflash)

Ungrateful Snake Tries To Bite The Hand That Freed It

This video released by a forestry worker shows the release of a nonvenomous snake that is nevertheless so terrifying that it's not uncommon for people to die of a heart attack when bitten. https://youtu.be/UaNKYxuJiMw @wild_whisperer/Newsflash The footage was obtained from forestry worker Arshad Alam, 29, who works for the Uttarakhand…

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Read more about the article Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered
Image shows the Messel boa (Messelophis variatus) which is the world's first fossil record of a viviparous snake, undated photo. It was discovered by an Argentine-German research team. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Oldest Live Birth Of Snake Dating Back 47 Million Years Discovered

A team of scientists has discovered what they say is the first evidence in the world – dating back 47 million years – of a snake giving birth to its young. Most reptiles are oviparous, which means that they are hatched from fertilised eggs. But other reptiles are viviparous, which…

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Read more about the article 11-Year-Old Son Dies Of Snake Bite After Fight For Life In Coma
Picture shows Joao Victor Delfino Laurentino, 11, hospitalized after being bitten by a snake in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil, undated. He died after more than seven hours passed from the time he was bitten until the moment he received the antivenom. (Newsflash)

11-Year-Old Son Dies Of Snake Bite After Fight For Life In Coma

An 11-year-old boy has died in intensive care 11 days after he was bitten by a snake in Brazil. Joao Victor Delfino Laurentino was playing with friends in Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo State, south-eastern Brazil on 6th October when he was bitten. Picture shows Joao Victor Delfino Laurentino, 11,…

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Read more about the article Two-Year-Old Bit Back When Snake Sank Its Fangs Into Her
A girl, 2, sits on a hospital bed in Bingol, Turkey, in undated video. She allegedly bit a snake that bit her. (Newsflash)

Two-Year-Old Bit Back When Snake Sank Its Fangs Into Her

A two-year-old girl got her own back when a snake sank its fangs into her - and bit back. The toddler, identified only by her initials as S.E., was playing in the back garden of her family home in the village of Kantar in the city of Bingol in the…

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Read more about the article Hero Dog Dies After Saving Family From Snake
Nachito, the dog, in an undated photo. It died while trying to save its family from a snake in Mexico. (Jorge Luna/Newsflash)

Hero Dog Dies After Saving Family From Snake

A hero pup that took on a lethal coral snake in a fight to save its family has died after being bitten in the struggle. Brave Nachito killed the highly venomous coral snake on the porch of the family home in Merida, Yucatan state, Mexico. But it was bitten in…

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Read more about the article Snake Fan’s Creepy Python Show
The shed skin of a rough scaled python (Morelia carinata), a female born in 2019 in the Netherlands. (@northernreptiles/Newsflash)

Snake Fan’s Creepy Python Show

Terrifying videos showing a pet snake shedding its skin and another sinking its teeth into a mouse have been released by a dedicated python fan. Snake-mad Jacop Frank, 29, told Newsflash in an exclusive interview: "I have been keeping different reptiles on and off for around 15 years. "But I…

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Read more about the article Can You Spot The Venomous Snake In The Grass?
Camouflage of Southern copperhead snake (Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix) on March 19, 2022 in Louisiana, United States. (@il_mayne/Newsflash)

Can You Spot The Venomous Snake In The Grass?

This is the moment a venomous southern copperhead snake is spotted completely camouflaged hiding among a forest carpet of leaves. The video was recorded by Isaiah Lieberenz in the state of Louisiana, located in Southern US, on March 19, 2022. The video shows the woodland ground almost completely covered in…

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Read more about the article Beautiful New Species Of Rare Burrowing Snake Discovered
Phalotris shawnella, the non-venomous snake, previously unknown to science, that was discovered in Paraguay. (Jean-Paul Brouard/Newsflash)

Beautiful New Species Of Rare Burrowing Snake Discovered

This strikingly beautiful burrowing snake that was previously unknown to science has been discovered in Paraguay and is making waves because of its colouration as well as its rarity. Described in a new study published in the journal Zoosystematics and Evolution as a non-venomous member of the genus Phalotris, the…

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Read more about the article Wolverine The Python Found Chilling On Shelf In Walmart Store
The python that the shoppers find on the shelves in Bloomington Walmart in Indiana, USA. (@COBAnimalShelter/Newsflash)

Wolverine The Python Found Chilling On Shelf In Walmart Store

Meet Wolverine the python who stunned shoppers at an Indiana Walmart store when he was found “chillin” on a shelf. The snake was captured at a Walmart store in the city of Bloomington in Monroe County in the US state of Indiana earlier this week. The python was handed over…

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