Saturday, 21st May 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

snakes

19 Dec
A weather phenomenon in the Pacific means people in New South Wales are being plagued by snakes. The ambulance service is warning people to watch out.
6 Dec
Some people consider snakes as cursed, which motivates the capture of these reptiles for witchcraft rituals. It has led to the creation of a rescue group that's already making important discoveries with the recovered animals.
6 Sep 2019
Veterinarian Mark Ofua runs a self-funded shelter in Lagos where he cares for the various animals he has rescued. Although it's his affinity for snakes that have piqued public curiosity, he's also taken in other wildlife.
1 Dec 2018
Snake bites in Kenya can be deadly: while treatable, not everyone knows how to do it correctly. So a unique snake farm helps produce effective anti-venom while teaching the public about snakes' importance for nature.

Latest

2 hours ago
The Ukrainian government has been unable to collect taxes since Russia's invasion, and now international support aims to prop up its budget.
3 hours ago
She is the first woman to hold the position in over 30 years. French President Emmanuel Macron and Borne were expected to appoint the full government within days.
3 hours ago
American military leaders said the soldiers would help counter the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa country.
3 hours ago
Elisabeth Borne has been appointed France's new prime minister. The former transport, ecology and labour minister faces numerous challenges, with the most pressing priority being helping French households with the soaring cost of living. She will also need to tackle the thorny issue of pension reform as well as steer the country through a major energy transition. Plus, Moscow residents display mixed feelings after US fast food giant McDonald's announces it's pulling out of Russia for good.
5 hours ago
Researchers from the US and France say that having more than 2 kids could have a negative effect on late-life cognition. The researchers analyzed data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).
5 hours ago
In the French region of Burgundy, home to the city of Dijon, it's not just the grapes that are famous. The region's other star fruit is the blackcurrant. A whole market has emerged based on the cultivation of this small berry. Today, the precious black fruit is transformed in many ways. Its best-known use in France is in the production of the famous liqueur known as crème de cassis, but blackcurrant is also used in cooking and even in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. We take a closer look.