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Pet Cobra Escapes, Costs Teenage Owner $134K

Cops tear apart 19-year-old's flat to find missing snake

(Newser) - A 19-year-old German boy is facing a huge repair bill after authorities tore apart his apartment building looking for his poisonous pet snake. Authorities evacuated the building, stripped the boy’s apartment bare, and ripped out the walls and floorboards hunting for the foot-long monocled cobra, which escaped on March... More »

For Fido, Fetch Can Be Fatal

Tossing sharp sticks at canines not so smart after all, UK vet says

(Newser) - Chasing sticks leads to as many doggy injuries as running around on roads, a leading British vet tells the Times of London. With their pointy ends, erratic trajectories, and tendency to break apart, nature's fetch toys can cause all sorts of canine injuries, from stab wounds to paralysis to slow... More »

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