March 13, 2018 - 12:55 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Forget the worm at the bottom of your bottle of mescal. Mexican environmental inspectors have found whole boas and iguanas stuffed into bottles of mezcal at a market in the southern state of Oaxaca. The wide-mouth bottles were filled with "artisanal, wild agave" mezcal that was...
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March 03, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida came upon something they'd never seen before: an 11-foot-long python had consumed an entire deer that weighed more than the snake itself. The wildlife biologists tracking the slithery creatures stumbled upon bloated snake...
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In this Nov. 3, 2017 photo provided by the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, is the front of an uncovered sphinx featuring ornate detail, including a detailed necklace in Guadalupe, Calif. Archaeologists working in sand dunes on the central California coast have dug up an intact plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built more than 90 years ago for filming of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic "The Ten Commandments." (Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center via AP)
December 02, 2017 - 10:36 am
SPHINX FROM 90-YEAR-OLD MOVIE SET UNEARTHED IN CALIFORNIA GUADALUPE, Calif. (AP) — Archaeologists working in sand dunes on the central California coast have dug up an intact plaster sphinx that was part of an Egyptian movie set built more than 90 years ago for Cecil B. DeMille's epic "The Ten...
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This undated photo provided by the Santa Ana Police Department shows a stolen Ferrari that was reclaimed by police in Santa Ana, Calif. A Southern California man suspected of stealing the $300,000 Ferrari was arrested after asking for gas money, authorities said. (Santa Ana Police Department via AP)
December 02, 2017 - 7:38 am
BUTTERMILK BUSTED: CLEVER BEAGLE AT AN ANIMAL SHELTER CAUGHT SCALING HER CAGE WINDSOR, Va. (AP) — A video of a beagle at a Virginia animal shelter scaling her cage in an escape attempt has generated calls of interest from across the country. Emily Glickman, a caretaker at the shelter in Windsor,...
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November 25, 2017 - 3:21 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A family made an unusual discovery inside the bathroom of their north Seattle apartment on Friday — a snake was hiding in their toilet. KOMO-TV reports the family called police after a child found the 4-foot (1-meter) snake inside the apartment in the Lake City neighborhood. Officers...
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October 30, 2017 - 5:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in western New York say a 28-year-old man has been fined $5,000 for mailing live snakes to China. The U.S. attorney's office in Buffalo says Chaoyi Le, of Shanghai, China, sent seven ball pythons from Amherst, New York to China in 2014 using a fake name and...
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October 15, 2017 - 6:31 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A researcher at the University of Arizona is experimenting with a new therapy to help treat rattlesnake bites. Dr. Vance G. Nielsen hopes that once it is ready for humans, the therapy will be administered like an EpiPen, injected into a snakebite victim in the field to buy the...
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October 04, 2017 - 12:05 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A man who was caught trying to sneak snakes into Canada in his socks has pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors in Buffalo say 28-year-old Chaoyi Le faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to violating wildlife regulations. He was arrested in 2014 at the...
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September 21, 2017 - 9:49 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Officials with an animal welfare organization say they're removed hundreds of reptiles, birds, rats and mice from a western New York home. The Niagara Gazette reports ( ) that the SPCA of Niagara says investigators checking out a house in the town of...
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Flamingos at Zoo Miami, are shown in a temporary enclosure in a hurricane resistant structure within the zoo, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 in Miami. Though most animals will reman in their secure structures, the cheetahs and some birds will ride out the storm in temporary housing. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 10, 2017 - 1:05 am
MIAMI (AP) — Mo the Sloth and Kramer the Emu are as innocent as they come, but they're doing time in a county jail. So are plenty of horses, pigs, goats, sheep, tropical birds, alligators, snakes, turtles and a few other species that the sheriff's office cares for at a farm for abandoned, abused,...
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