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Snakes of the Cairns region North Queensland Australia

Snakes of the Cairns region

  • Front-fanged venomous snakes (Family Elapidae)
  • Pythons: non-venomous constrictors (family Boidae)
  • File snakes (Family Acrochordidae)
  • Non-venomous and rear-fanged venomous snakes (Family Colubridae)
  • Blind snakes (Family Typhlopidae)
  • Legless lizards (Family Pygopodidae)

There can be great variation in appearance between individual snakes of the same species. The descriptions below are based on general characteristics. It can be difficult to positively identify some snakes. Never approach snakes and never assume that they are non-venomous.

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Six-metre python skin discovered in a nursery roof space – as its owner admits she put the slithering beast there decades ago to ‘take care of the rats’

  • A monstrous six-metre python was discovered to be living in the roof of a home
  • A pest controller removed the skin it had shed from a hole in the spare bedroom
  • Homeowner Yvonne Cunningham admitted she put the snake in there herself
  • She says using snakes to deal with unwanted vermin is a ‘classic bushy trick’
  • The snake, named Monty, has since started a family in the roof of the home 

The reptile was last pictured in 2015 slithering along the gutter of the steel roof in Innisfail, south of Cairns

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Sponsored Links Shocking footage reveals the moment a scientist lets a six-foot PYTHON bite him – leaving him with a gaping wound and in need of stitches

  • Adam Thorn, from Australia, screamed in pain in video for History Channel 
  • In clip, he is joined by animal handler Rob Alleva in a series called ‘Kings of Pain’ 
  • The pair are bitten and stung by some of the most deadly animals in the world 

Adam, who is seen wearing a face mask and a groin covering, yelps as the serpent bites him before his co-host Rob Alleva pulls the animal away

Co-star Rob, who pulled the snake away from Adam’s arm, was also bitten, and needed two blood clots squeezed out of his arm.

The daredevil show follows Adam Thorn, a wildlife biologist, and Rob ‘Caveman’ Alleva, a professional animal handler, as they traverse the world and get bitten by dangerous animals and insects.

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Woman Pecked to Death by Her own Rooster. Murder most fowl.

An Australia  woman who was attacked by a rooster died after the bird’s pecking caused her leg to hemorrhage profusely, according to a new report of the case.

Fowl Murder in Heinous Henhouse-Rooster Apprehended & charged.Guilty & Will fry in the electric chair judge says.

The 76-year-old woman was collecting chicken eggs on her rural property when an aggressive roster began pecking at her lower-left leg, according to the report, published Aug. 20 in the journal Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. The pecking lead to a “significant hemorrhage,” which caused the woman to collapse, the report said.

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The untold real truths of Snake Island

It kind of sounds like the name of some idiotic reality TV show (actually it kind of is; thanks, Discovery Channel), but Snake Island is a real place, and that’s what people actually call it, although locally it’s known as Ilha de Queimada Grande. It’s located about 90 miles off the coast of Sao Paulo, and from above it looks stunningly beautiful — it’s got lush green forests, a beautiful rocky shoreline, sun, and surf — what more could an intrepid traveller want in an exotic destination? Besides, you know, the absence of actual mortal peril. Because Snake Island isn’t called “Snake Island” because of the way it’s shaped or because someone once saw a rainbow boa hanging from a tree or something. It’s called that because it’s home to one of the deadliest snakes in the world and oh yeah, there are literally thousands of them. Also the island is a mere 110 acres, which by the way is less than one-fourth of a square mile. So do the horrific numbers, and then check out this list of all the other horrible things you probably really didn’t want to know about Snake Island.

These venomous deadly serpents habitate the island.  BEWARE

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A Human-Sized Penguin Once Waddled Through New Zealand

The leg bones of Crossvallia waiparensis suggest it was more than five feet tall and weighed up to 176 pounds

Last week, the world was introduced to “Squawkzilla,” a hulking ancient parrot that made its home in New Zealand some 19 million years ago. Now, the country’s roster of extinct bulky birds—which includes the massive moa and the huge Haast’s eagle—has grown even larger, with the discovery of a Paleocene-era penguin that stood as tall as a human.

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Bear bites sleeping 13-year-old boy in the face at Utah campground

Officials at Dewey Bridge Campground found a bear’s tracks after a boy was bitten on the face & ear at the camping grounds.

A 13-year-old boy was bitten by a bear as he slept on a Utah campground, according to local wildlife officials.

The teen was snoozing in Dewey Bridge Campground, along the Colorado River in Moab, around 5:45 a.m. Friday when the animal chomped on his left cheek and ear, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said in a statement.

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Man mauled to death by bear while taking selfie with it .Video shows graphic content

A man was mauled to death by a wounded bear this week when he foolishly tried to take a photograph alongside the apex predator — the third wild animal-related selfie fatality in this region of India in less than a year, according to reports. WATCH GRAPHIC VIDEO HERE

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Flock of over 50 native Australian birds die after falling from sky bleeding from eyes

WARNING: Graphic

Dozens of native corella birds have died overnight after they fell from the sky in an Adelaide outer suburb. Australia

Bleeding from their eyes and beaks, more than 50 gravely ill birds began falling from the sky at a soccer oval in One Tree Hill, a suburb on the outskirts of Adelaide, about 2.30pm yesterday.

Volunteer Sarah King said 58 birds were found dead at an Adelaide oval.

Volunteers from Casper’s Bird Rescue, founded by Sarah King, desperately tried to help the long-billed corellas, running to the oval and calling out for extra help on Facebook.

Ms King originally received a tip the birds had been shot, but vets working on the birds suspect they may have been poisoned.

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Kangaroo deliberately drowns family dog in Queensland farm dam

KANGAROOS are known for their fighting skills but one Queensland family knows all too well the calculation behind some of their moves.

The Bulmer family from Kywong Station, south of Julia Creek in mid-northern Queensland, lost their beloved dog Banjo last week after it was believed to have been drowned by a kangaroo.

Banjo, a Rhodesian ridgeback-cross, and their other dog, a foxy called Pepe, chased the kangaroo. It led them to a dam where it is believed to have waited in waist-deep water for Banjo to swim to before grabbing the dog and holding him under water until Banjo drowned.

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