90-Year-Old Beekeeper Claims Stings Boost His Immune System

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Beekeeper Heinz Hoffmann, 90, touches the bees with a hand, undated. He lets himself be stung by bees in Frankfurt, Germany. (Newsflash)

One of Germany's oldest beekeepers deliberately gets stung at the beginning of each season, claiming bee venom boosts his body's immune system. Former chemist Heinz Hoffmann, 90, who is the…

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Hero Dog Dies After Saving Family From Snake

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Nachito, the dog, in an undated photo. It died while trying to save its family from a snake in Mexico. (Jorge Luna/Newsflash)

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…

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Massive Spider Capable Of Biting Through Human Fingernail Becomes Venom Donor In Australia

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The biggest Funnel-web spider in the history of the Australian Reptile Park. (Australian Reptile Park/Newsflash)

The largest funnel-web spider ever seen by staff at the Australian Reptile Park has been handed in by an anonymous donor so that it can be milked to extract venom…

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