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Coral snake antidote shortage poses ethical questions
Shortly after the Memorial Day floods in Houston, Brad Stodden saw a small tail emerging from below some debris in a drainage ditch by his Woodlands apartment. Thinking it was a lizard, he grabbed the tail only to find a black, red and yellow-banded snake, which promptly bit him... Read more
Man reels in possible world record trout in Indian River
Must be a nice snook, thought Luke Ledbetter of Boaz, Alabama, holding tight as line ripped from his spinning reel. Suppose it could be a redfish, he concluded, upon seeing the broad headwake the fish pushed as it neared the boat. A 3-foot seatrout? No way. “I had no... Read more
England’s only wild beavers give birth – the first known new arrivals for the species in 400 years
The only colony of wild beavers left in England has had a litter of babies – the first to be bred in the country in almost 400 years, conservationists have revealed. The youngsters, known as kits, have been spotted taking their first swim and hitching onto their mothers’ backs... Read more
The man who keeps finding new species of shark
Most people have heard of great white, hammerhead and tiger sharks but there are many other species – and every year a number of new ones are discovered. One enthusiast has, so far, identified 24 types of shark and related fish that were previously unknown. Dave Ebert has a... Read more
The Top 5 Most Beloved US Service Handguns
Military and police firearms carry a weight that few other guns can match. This is due in part to the fact that these firearms have actually been tested in the field, which not only strengthens their reputation but also forms an unique bond between user and firearm. When you are... Read more
Fox News Host Accidentally Hits Army Drummer with Axe (VIDEO)
An incident on last Sunday’s Fox & Friends left many viewers stunned after co-host Pete Hegseth accidentally hit a marching band drummer with an axe. Hegseth tossed an axe to tease an upcoming segment on timbersports, but he missed the target and hit Jeff Prosperie, an army marching band percussionist who was there to commemorate... Read more
‘Fraidy-cat’ feline scares black bear off porch (VIDEO)
“She’s really such a fraidy-cat most of the time, I don’t know what got into her. She probably wouldn’t have lunged if we weren’t standing right behind her.” That is how Eagle River resident Darlis Elliott described the scene that unfolded Sunday afternoon, when her 2-year-old cat Nani scared... Read more
Rock Python Killed from the Inside by 30-pound Porcupine
This snake may have bit off more than it can chew, or, rather, swallow. According to the Daily Mail, a 13-foot rock python was found dead by visitors at Lake Eland Game Reserve in South Africa. Its cause of death seems to be a 30-pound porcupine whose quills skewered the snake from... Read more