The incident serves as a stark reminder of the danger these enormous snakes can pose to humans.
YouTube inventor Allen Pan decided that 'God made a mistake' and decided to 'give snakes their legs back'.
The foundations of a house in California were recently the site of a rather disturbing discovery.
Retiree David Tait, who lives near Brisbane, Australia, played host to two unexpected visitors on Monday.
A Texas man who recently crawled under his house to fix his cable found rather more than he had bargained for.
The ingenious device uses special snake-like 'scales' to help grip the ground and pull itself along.
43 eggs found in a children's sandpit in Australia may be from one of the world's most venomous snakes.
A new study in Germany has suggested that we are born with an innate fear of snakes and spiders.
Petrina Murphy discovered the pythons wriggling around in her shower after they fell from a skylight.
Scientists have revealed that some species of snake have learned how to co-operate and hunt in groups.
One of the world's rarest snakes has been sighted again for the first time in more than six decades.
A quiet residential property in Abilene turned out to be home to two dozen diamondback rattlesnakes.
A mysterious snakeskin found in Maine recently has turned out to be from a very large snake indeed.
A huge snakeskin measuring 12ft in length has been found near Riverbank Park in the US state of Maine.
Mark Hyatt got the shock of his life when he encountered the nightmarish spectacle inside his own home.
Scientists have been able to determine the skin color of a snake that lived over 10 million years ago.
Researchers have revealed that snakes lost their limbs when they began living and hunting in burrows.
If you've ever wanted a big pile of snakes heaped on top of you then Cebu City Zoo has just the thing.
More than 2000 mice laced with painkillers have been airdropped by parachute from a helicopter over Guam.
Laced with poison, the dead mice are to help curb the large numbers of brown tree snakes in the region.