DAVIE, FL - JANUARY 12: A Burmese python is seen on display at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge on January 12, 2013 in Davie, Florida.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and its partners launched the month long 2013 Python Challenge to harvest Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades, a species that is not native to Florida.The contest features prizes of $1,000 for catching the longest snake and $1,500 for catching the most.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

160-Pound Python Killed in Warren County

Pauline summoned her husband, who ran into the yard only in his underwear and a handgun.


Eastern Massasauga Rattle Snake (Bill Reker/KMOX)

St. Louis-Area Snake Guide: Don’t Be Afraid

People across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.


Timber Rattlesnake, Animal Portrait. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

3 Species of Poisonous Snakes in St. Louis

Dan Zarlenga, with the Missouri Department of Conservation, says the state has five species of poisonous snakes, and three of them are in the St. Louis area.


Pictured is a cottonmouth or water moccasin.  (Photo by Ed Sackett/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)

Missouri Man Dies After Being Bitten in Both Legs by Snake

Christian County Coroner Brad Cole says De Leon ignored his girlfriend’s pleas to go to a hospital.


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St. Louis County Teen Charged in Stealing Snake from Store

The owner says it’s at least the third time someone had stolen animals from his store in the past year. A Bel-Ridge man is accused of stealing an alligator that he hid in his shorts pocket.


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6-Foot-Long Boa Constrictor Found At Burger King

Customers were surprised when they saw something at a Burger King that was definitely not on the menu.


File photo of a garter snake. Photo: Getty Images

Maurices Employee Bitten by Snake in Store

The woman was bitten Monday morning at the clothing store in the Maple Valley Shopping Center.


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Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?



Serengeti Steve Brings Kids Face-to-Face With Creepy Crawlers

Guiness World Record holder Serengehti Steve shows off an alligator, snakes and spiders for a D.A.R.E. summer camp audience.


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Curious Snake Caused Big Electrical Outage

Nearly 24,000 homes in West County lost electricity Thursday morning.


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