A man who stepped out of his car in Alligator Alley to view one of the deadly reptiles was bitten by a poisonous snake.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said the 29-year-old man from Boynton Beach was bitten on the foot by a water moccasin Saturday evening... more »
Still no sign of the large snake reportedly seen slithering around the Eunice area, but much like its cobra-cousin at the Bronx zoo, the Eunice snake is attracting an online following. On twitter someone created a handle for the snake: @ euniceserpent .
"I relax anywhere cool & damp,"... more »
In Eunice, police are still searching for the 15 foot long serpent that was reported missing last week. Wednesday morning police combed neighborhoods near Juanita Street where neighbors say they last saw the snake. According to police reports, the snake has been slithering around Eunice for about 5weeks. Police say... more »
In Eunice, police are telling everyone to keep an eye on their kids and pets when they're outdoors. A woman told police that her 15 foot snake slithered from her home about four weeks ago and she hasn't been able to find it since. One Eunice family says their neighbor... more »
OBERLIN, La. (AP) - Arraignment for an Allen Parish couple charged with defying a state snake permit law and mistreating animals has been set. District Attorney Todd Nesom sid that 44-year-old David Beauchemin and his 23-year-old wife, Tawni, will be arraigned on Sept. 2. The Beauchemins are charged with 21... more »
MONROE, La. (AP) - A swirl in the dark water of Black Bayou Lake followed by a sharp stabbing injury to his arm after he fell into the water, led a man to believe he was bitten by an alligator.
But Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agent Capt.Alan Bankston says... more »
MONROE, La. (AP) - A Monroe man's attempt to get rid of snakes
in his yard ended up sending his wife to the hospital and burning
down his shed.
The News-Star reports, the man, whose name the Monroe Fire
Department did not immediately release, apparently... more »
OAKDALE, La. (AP) - A couple accused of flouting a snake permit
law now also faces charges of cruelty to 17 dogs and five cats
taken from their property.
Allen Parish Chief Deputy Grant Willis says 44-year-old David
Beauchemin and 23-year-old Tawni Beauchemin were booked... more »