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Shocked shoppers discovered a boa constrictor snake eating a pigeon on an East London high street this week. The snake was seen coiled around the bird on the pavement outside a shop on Leytonstone High Road on Saturday morning. A bemused passer-by recorded the bizarre event on his phone before the snake was taken away […]

A female boa constrictor snake has twice given birth to offspring without mating, producing 22 babies that have no father. The captive-born female snake gave birth at the same time as being housed with four male snakes but DNA tests showed none was the daddy, confirming the first instance of a known virgin birth among […]

Bizarre Deaths news – An Omaha man has died after being strangled by his 9-foot, 25-pound pet boa constrictor, according to Nebraska authorities. Cory Byrne, 34, of Papillion died Wednesday night at a local hospital, just hours after police and paramedics pried the snake from around his neck. The police said Byrne had been showing […]