Reptiles! Venomous Snakes And Animal Zoo

Reptiles Left to Die at PetSmart Supplier Mill

This is the story of many of the reptiles and amphibians who are sold at PetSmart and other pet stores. At Reptiles by Mack, a massive exotic-animal mill, a PETA eyewitness saw countless animals arrive in tiny containers, sometimes from halfway around the world. These turtles frantically clawed at the Continue Reading

How The Pros Film Crocodiles Up Close

FORREST GALANTE: The theory was, by looking like a crocodile, acting like a crocodile, we might actually be a little bit safer and be able to get closer to the crocodile. COMM: Wildlife biologist Forrest Galante and cameraman Mark Romanov travel the world together making nature films. FORREST GALANTE: Both Continue Reading

Reptile Lovers Live With 80 Snakes

SIOUXSIE: For some strange reason the neighbours don’t pop around for cuppas, do they? COMM: Siouxsie and Simon are obsessed with snakes, lizards and spiders. They run and live in a sanctuary in Dunstable, Bedfordshire that houses hundreds of species that would make most people’s skin crawl. SIMON: I think Continue Reading

Snake Whisperer Is Best Friends With Cobras | BEAST BUDDIES

COMM: Abu Zarin Hussin is no stranger to one of nature’s most feared reptiles. COMM: After watching his father handling snakes growing up, Abu Zarin joined the fire service as their specialist snake handler. COMM: And he has firsthand experience of just how dangerous it can be. COMM: He suffered Continue Reading

Two-Headed Snake Found In Croatia

COMM: This young two-headed grass snake was found in the wild in Croatia, sunbathing by a garage. COMM: Having multiple heads is called polycephaly, and the rare condition occurs in the same way as conjoined twins, where developing embryo begins to split into identical twins but stops part way. COMM: Continue Reading

Brave Mongoose Tackles Lethal Black Mamba Snake

COMM: In the Kruger National Park, a dwarf mongoose sizes up to a deadly opponent, a black mamba. COMM: Black mamba snakes are the most feared in Africa, growing up to four and a half meters long. WOMAN: Oh, my god! Look at the size of him. COMM: Their bite Continue Reading

The Crocodile Queen

SAVANNAH BOAN: I love crocodiles and alligators so much that when I look at them, I immediately get excited and get butterflys in my stomach like I just saw a cute guy. SAVANNAH BOAN: Hey, my name is Savannah and I work at Gatorland, the alligator capital of the world. Continue Reading

WATCH vets as they perform life saving surgery on 16 ft python

Vets in Brazil have performed life-saving surgery on a 16 foot python after it failed to naturally release eggs. As this snake’s a reticulated python, it kills by coiling its powerful contrictive body around its prey. The 20 year-old snake doesn’t produce venom -nonetheless, vets at Sorcaba University in Sao Continue Reading

Snake Fakes Death With Oscar-Worthy Performance

COMM: In Texas, photographer Kenneth came across this hognose snake. This particular serpent has distinctive characteristics. It has an upturned snout and stout small body that only grows up to 120 cm in length. COMM: But this snake is perhaps best known for its rather surprising, yet effective defence mechanisms. Continue Reading