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Team in Florida captures huge python using tracking devices

Apr 08, 2019 - 7:33 AM

The python is one of the biggest pythons ever caught in southern Florida, according to a post on the Facebook page of the Big Cypress National Preserve

BIG CATCH. This handout photograph, obtained April 7, 2019 courtesy of the Big Cypress National Preserve, shows a team of hunters with the Big Cypress National Preserve in Ochopee, Florida holding a female python measuring over 17 feet in length and weighing 140 pounds with 73 developing eggs. Handout photo/Big Cypress National Preserve/AFP

Giant python attacks Indonesian man before being eaten

Oct 05, 2017 - 9:45 AM

An Indonesian man, who sometimes liked to eat snake, tried to catch the giant python – but it fought back and bit him on his left arm, nearly severing it from his body.

PYTHON. This handout picture shows villagers beside a 7.8 metre (25.6 foot) long python which was killed after it attacked an Indonesian man. HANDOUT / BATANG GANSAL POLICE / AFP

WATCH: 'Spamalot' cast say their favorite lines from the Monty Python musical

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:03 PM

Carla Guevara Laforteza Lorenz Martinez Noel Rayos and more give us a taste what to expect from the hilarious show

Want to crack up? Watch 'Spamalot' soon in Manila

Jul 19, 2017 - 6:57 PM

Singer actress Rachel Alejandro writes about her upcoming musical

In Indonesia, snakes are snacks but also pets, performers and masseuses

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:21 PM

Snakes are cooked and served as meals incorporated in traditional dances and used for a unique massage experience

SNAKE MASSAGE. Pythons slither around a customer's body at a spa in Jakarta. Photo by AFP

WATCH: Villagers cut python belly and discover missing man's body in Indonesia

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:37 PM

A 25 year old farmer was swallowed whole by a python while he was harvesting his crops

HUMAN PREDATION. A missing man's body was found inside a python's belly in Indonesia. Screenshot from Reptile Hunter video

Large python found in busy Jakarta area

Oct 04, 2016 - 7:31 PM

At 3 meters the python is the same length as half of an adult giraffe

Cambodia rescues smuggled tortoises, pythons

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:00 PM

The 102 elongated tortoises and 17 pythons found in a cargo truck will be released back into the wild

Cambodian authorities handle smuggled elongated tortoises after the animals were confiscated in Kandal province on March 29, 2016. Cambodian authorities rescued more than half a tonne of live tortoises and pythons stolen by smugglers, a forestry official said March 29, the latest haul in a country with a thriving illegal wildlife trade. The animals -- 102 elongated tortoises and 17 pythons -- weighed a total of 570 kilos.   / AFP / TANG CHHIN SOTHY

12 year-old girl teaches kids how to code

Feb 15, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Isabel Sieh shares her passion by encouraging other kids to learn the programming language

STARTING YOUNG. Isabel teaches a group of 10 kids from Bagong Nayon 2 Elementary School basic coding using Scratch Jr. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Myanmar MMA sensation 'Burmese Python' returns from 12-year absence

Jan 07, 2016 - 8:49 PM

Aung La N Sang who left Myanmar during junta rule will return to action with ONE Championship in March

ONE COMEBACK. Aung La N Sang returned from more than a decade in the United States and instantly reinvigorated MMA in Myanmar. Photo from Sang's website

PH women's touch rugby team to compete at Touch World Cup 2015

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:01 PM

The unranked Philippine Pythons will compete against the world s best in touch rugby

Ready for python pizza? Florida diners get a taste

Feb 02, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Python meat tastes like chicken but chewier

EVERGLADES PIZZA. The pie has python meat, alligator sausage, and frogs legs. Photo by Guillaume Meyer/Agence France-Presse

Facebook, Microsoft sponsor Internet Bug Bounty

Nov 07, 2013 - 5:15 PM

Report a vulnerability in the Internet and earn money? You can with the Internet Bug Bounty program

BUG BOUNTY. Facebook and Microsoft will pay big money for bad Internet bugs.

Canada baffled by death of boys in python attack

Aug 07, 2013 - 7:53 AM

The Canadian Mounties face a particularly gruesome case: two small boys killed in their sleep apparently by an African python

Escaped python kills two young children in Canada

Aug 06, 2013 - 8:36 PM

The CTV network reports a 15 foot African rock python crawled through the ventilation shaft made its way upstairs and then fell through the ceiling landing on top of the two boys and smothering them