A rarely seen sea snake with known distribution in Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman was found in Iranian coastal waters, 400 kilometers away from its westernmost boundary.
The 29-year old pop star named Irma Bule was reportedly singing at a party in Karawang, West Java on Sunday. Part of her antic is to bring a cobra onstage while singing.
On tonight's episode of "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan" the animal enthusiast searchers for Kenya's giant spitting cobra -- a snake that delivers the most venomous bite of all Cobras. Dominic is also nearly trampled by an injured elephant in the savannahs. Don’t miss it!
Nature World News has a long list of animals you might want to avoid -- lest they sting, electrocute, or fatally bite you. This is just a sampling.
Secretary birds are able to kill their prey with one swift kick, exerting a force five times their own body weight. This is particularly advantageous for these lanky-legged birds that hunt venomous snakes -- because a missed kill could have deadly consequences.
The venom of two species of South American pit viper may help doctors seal wounds rapidly and promote faster healing.