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Could handbags be the haute couture solution to Florida’s python problem?
Invasive Burmese pythons are devastating wildlife but one firm believes turning snake leather into accessories could be a win-win

Richard Luscombe in Miami

16, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Moulin Rouge forced to drop ‘cruel’ underwater act that used snakes
Cabaret club acts after city hall warning and protests by animal rights groups

Angelique Chrisafisin Paris

10, May, 2023 @2:50 PM

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A sea snake: like a nightmare generated by a sleep app | Helen Sullivan
Watching sea snakes swim through water is soothing – until you remember they are real

Helen Sullivan

01, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Snake on a plane forces South African pilot to make emergency landing
Rudolph Erasmus praised for ‘great airmanship’ after discovery of deadly cobra in cockpit of private plane

Oliver Holmes

05, Apr, 2023 @5:38 PM

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Florida researchers capture invasive pythons by attaching GPS collars to prey
Burmese pythons, which can grow up to 20ft, have surged in south Florida due to snake owners releasing them when they get too big

Coral Murphy Marcos

21, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Three dead boa constrictors discovered at Carbeth Loch near Glasgow
SSPCA says circumstances of incident suspicious as its launches appeal for information about the snakes

Christy Cooney

14, Jan, 2023 @5:18 PM

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A cat with nine lives on cloud nine | Brief letters
Brief letters: Too many pills | No dogs harmed | King Charles’s P45 | Hoarding film canisters | Finding a snake’s clitoris | Nurses’ pay

16, Dec, 2022 @6:19 PM

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Snakes have clitorises: scientists overcome ‘a massive taboo around female genitalia’
Scientists say previous research mistook the organs on female snakes as scent glands or under-developed versions of penises

Donna Lu

14, Dec, 2022 @2:26 AM

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‘They’ll swim, they’ll climb trees’: experts hissue warning over snakes on the flood plains
As flood waters surge into South Australia, ecologists say locals should give fleeing snakes a wide berth

Tory Shepherd

30, Nov, 2022 @12:45 AM

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Python swallows woman at plantation in Indonesia
Body of 54-year-old worker found in stomach of 7-metre snake on island of Sumatra

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Reno Surya

26, Oct, 2022 @12:04 PM

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Trouser snakes: US man accused of smuggling three reptiles in his pants
New Yorker accused of hiding large Burmese pythons in trousers while crossing from Canada in July could face 20-year sentence

Gloria Oladipo in New York

07, Oct, 2022 @5:09 PM

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An escaped 18ft python found its way into a Hampshire home – it’s more common than you think | Paul Rowley
Even the most experienced reptile keepers can get caught out by a restless serpent. But there are simple ways to stay safe, says herpetologist Paul Rowley

Paul Rowley

25, Aug, 2022 @2:32 PM

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