Kesha: Beyonce advised me to weed out snakes from my life

The "Raising Hell" star added: "It may have taken a couple of years, but her advice was well received."

Oct 28, 2019, 20:39 PM IST

Deadly fungal disease gripping snake species, could turn into global threat: Scientists

The snake begins to develop lesions on its body, which soon cover the entire length of the serpent. The infection can be cleared if the snake starts to shed its skin.

Dec 22, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Australian snakes have Asian origin, says study

About 85 percent of the more than 1,000 snake and lizard species in Australia descended from creatures that floated across the ocean.

Nov 02, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

We are born with the fear of snakes and spiders, says study

Researchers conclude that fear of snakes and spiders is of evolutionary origin.

Oct 24, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

Ancient snakes both like eels, burrowed like worms

 Ancient snakes may have been more adept at moving through water and living underground than their contemporary counterparts.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Fight for life! Two geckos attack snake to save fellow-lizard it had already swallowed – Watch

In the unbelievable footage from Bangkok, Thailand, two geckos gang up on a green tree snake who had already swallowed a Tokay gecko.

Aug 18, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

New species of grass snake identified in Europe

Researchers examined the genetic identity of more than 1,600 grass snakes many of them scientific museum specimens.

Aug 09, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

56 snakelings born via artificial incubation in WB zoo

For the first time, eggs of two rock python were hatched at the zoo.Alipore Zoo director Ashish Kumar Samanta said, "All three pythons were of three different species--Rock, Burmese and Reticulated.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Snakes are not lone hunters, they slither in groups to increase success

Researchers from the University of Tennessee (UT) in the US observed the Cuban boa - the island nation's largest native terrestrial predator - in bat caves for the study.

May 24, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

Evolution of cobras' flesh-eating venom now decoded!

These findings could also help future researches in treatments for cancer.

Mar 15, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

This dog-sized mammalian reptile was the first animal to produce venom

According to the new study, computerised tomography (CT) scans of fossils of the dog-sized reptile, Therapsid Euchambersia, showed anatomical features, designed for venom production.

Feb 14, 2017, 16:34 PM IST

India's 'snake-charmers' rendered jobless

Popularly known as `Saperas`, these snake charmers have been struggling to keep their tradition alive of catching venomous snakes and making them dance to their tune. 

Jan 28, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

Serpentine twist: Brown snake captured feasting on a carpet python!

Brown snakes usually eat mice, frogs and lizards, but have been known to eat other snakes, even other brown snakes.

Jan 03, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Aeroméxico flight has priority landing, thanks to a snake hiding in the overhead compartment! - Watch video

The snake in question was a poisonous five-foot-long green viper, which makes the matter even worse.

Nov 08, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

Have you ever heard of snakes with legs and arms? - Read

It's genetic mutation which caused the reptiles to lose their limbs over 100 million years ago.

Oct 27, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

Father and son cut open a rattlesnake rattle – Watch video to find out what they saw!

Rattlesnakes are considered to be the newest and most evolved snakes in the world, as per scientists, owing to their sophisticated warning systems – the distinctive rattle as part of their tail.

Sep 18, 2016, 12:19 PM IST

Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video

Apparently, the footage shows a village in southern India.

Aug 06, 2016, 22:54 PM IST

Rare video: Snake trapped within its own skin while shedding!

During the shedding process, the complete outer layer of skin is shed in one complete layer, after which, the old and worn skin is replaced.

Jun 20, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

SHOCKING! Over 150 snakes found in a house in UP - SEE PICS INSIDE

In a shocking incident, more than 150 snakes were found in a house in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district.

May 11, 2016, 11:55 AM IST

Researchers provide insights on 'virgin birth' in snakes

Researchers have recently provided intriguing insights on parthenogenesis or virgin birth in snakes.

Jan 05, 2016, 13:26 PM IST