Shortly after a man killed a rattlesnake in his backyard, the rattlesnake's severed head bit and injected venom into the man, seriously injuring him.
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A life-threatening condition with a boring-sounding name has consequences that are gruesome and potentially deadly.
Judging by the interlocked combatants' bodies, no quarter was given in the final minutes of this deadly struggle.
Hunters caught a record-breaking 17-foot-long (5 meters) Burmese python in the Everglades on Dec. 1, but experts say there are likely hundreds of the massive snakes still in hiding.
An Australian teenager was left fighting for his life after being bitten by his pet inland taipan, one of the most dangerous snake species in the world, according to news reports.
In a stunning frog photo recently shared widely from Reddit, a swallowed snake isn't going down without a fight.
A village in Indonesia enjoyed a snake-meat feast this weekend after a resident wrestled and killed a 26 foot-long (7.8 meters) python.
A two-legged creature that looks like a hybrid between a worm and a lizard recently made a rare appearance in Baja California.
The fossilized remains of an ancient "winged serpent" were discovered among hundreds of other snake bones.
How does the mighty kingsnake overpower the even mightier rat snake? It uses its tremendous constriction power, a new study finds.
A tree-dwelling Cropan's boa snake recently captured in Brazil is the first living specimen seen in 64 years.