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A venomous rattlesnake tastes the air. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Springtime Weather Sends Snakes Slithering Around Texas

With warm temperatures and upcoming spring rainfall, experts say it’s getting that time of year when snakes are on the prowl.

02/28/2014

A venomous rattlesnake tastes the air. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Man Gets Probation For Smuggling Snakes On Planes

A Texas man had snakes on the planes, but he won’t have time in a prison. The 63-year-old eco-tourism guide pleaded guilty in June to importing wildlife taken in violation of foreign law.

10/28/2013

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

Snakes Found After Bedford Apartment Fire

A Bedford apartment fire led officials to an unusual discovery – snakes.

08/15/2013

Snakes Have Denton Pet Owners Keeping Their Dogs Inside

Gretel, a two-year-old Banter Bulldogge, nearly died this week after she was bit in the throat by a copperhead snake in her backyard.

CBS 11–08/07/2013

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Connect With Exotic Animals At SeaWorld

SeaWorld in San Antonio is not just about underwater creatures. Visitors to the park can also meet some furry and feathery friends.

07/24/2013

A venomous rattlesnake tastes the air. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Snakes On Planes

An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling snakes on several planes from South America to the United States.

06/18/2013

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Snake Sightings Scare Plano Park Visitors

There is a lot of snake activity for those trying to enjoy Bob Woodruff Park in Plano. The snakes are not aggressive, but the sightings are making some residents nervous.

05/30/2013

A venomous rattlesnake tastes the air. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Warm, Damp Weather Means A Bumper Crop Of Snakes

Did you enjoy the mild winter? How about all of the rain North Texas received in the spring? Well, you’re not the only one — snakes did too! The warm winter and damp spring means we can expect a bumper crop of snakes.

04/17/2012

An armadillo is seen around a golf course. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Texas Drought Bringing Critters Closer To Homes

As if the Texas heat wave has not been bad enough, wildlife experts said that homeowners should prepare themselves for a bump in critters.

08/25/2011

A 12-foot Burmese python. (credit: Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)

Humane Society Burdened With Arrival Of 79 Seized Snakes

Officials with the Humane Society of North Texas in Fort Worth say the arrival of dozens of snakes is going to be a huge financial responsibility. The 79 boa constrictors, pythons and anacondas are part of an animal abuse case.

04/22/2011

A venomous rattlesnake tastes the air. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Estimated 30,000 At Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup

Cold weather is blamed for fewer critters being caught during what’s billed as the World’s Largest Rattlesnake Roundup in West Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2011

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