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Reptiles and Amphibians in the News

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Cat in a Snake

An Australian family's pet cat was eaten by a 2-meter python. X-rays proved it. (News source.)

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Cat-Killing Python

An Australian woman's mother lost her cat to a python, so when the woman's own kitten was in danger of the same fate, she fought back. She saved the kitten, but ended up with a broken wrist and several bites. (News source.)

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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Cat & Snake

An Australian cat wandered home with a venomous copperhead (an Australian elapid) around its neck. Wildlife rescuers removed the snake. The cat had been bitten, and suffered some paralysis later, but was treated with antivenom and is expected to recover. (News source.)

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