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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# snakes

Last year
Quiz: How much do you know about snakes?
All time
Woman found dead in US with python around her neck
The 36-year-old was found in a house where around 140 snakes lived.
Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain
The ISPCA has called for tougher regulations around the selling of exotic animals as pets.
Australia halts cargo of snakes, vipers and tarantulas labelled as '2 pair shoes'
Australia’s Border Force cleared things up: “Things you can post to Australia…”
It seemed like everyone in Ireland was glued to the brilliant Planet Earth II last night
What would happen if snakes were brought "back" to Ireland?
Havoc. That’s what.
Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding
The worms were found in Scotland.
This footage of a snake stealing an egg from a family's kitchen is freaking out the internet
Woman plunges blocked toilet, pulls out 5ft boa constrictor
Not ideal.
Zoo offers 'snake massages' from four giant, deadly pythons
No. Just no.
Woman traumatised after finding a python in her loo
She now can’t use the toilet in her own home. Naturally.
Brilliant St Patrick's Day correction from the New York Times
Is there anything St Patrick CAN’T do?
In Australia, look out for snakes on your windscreen wipers
This video contains extreme cursing.
People are now paying to have snakes slither all over their body
‘Snake massages’ are the latest craze in an Indonesian spa.
Let's all take a moment to be grateful that there are no snakes in Ireland
The actual size of this python a normal person encountered in their daily life in Florida is terrifying.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
Why are there no snakes in Ireland?
Co Laois woman found three foot-snake under bed. Why aren’t we finding more of them?
Man actually tries to smuggle snakes onto a plane
A case of life imitating art… kinda.
Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest
Two farmers who claim they were denied access to their tax records by officials who wanted bribes released dozens of snakes in the tax office yesterday.
Snakes On A Plane! Man stopped at Miami airport with bags of snakes
A man was arrested in Miami last week as he attempted to fly to Brazil with seven snakes and three tortoises…eh, stuffed down his pants.
Risky business: Man steals snakes... by stuffing them in his shorts
Eric Fiegel was either very brave or very stupid. Either way he got caught.
Donegal man comes face-to-face with snake... in his toolbox
The two-foot corn snake had arrived from England – and isn’t the first unwanted visitor to these shores.
Snakes on a train! Deadly cobras found beneath train seat in Vietnam
The cobras, protected by law in Vietnam, were most likely destined for the dinner table.
Snakes, sharks and crocs: the hidden dangers of the Oz floods
High water is flushing out deadly predators even though the floods appear to have peaked in Australia.