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Hong Kong snake encounters

Hong Kong snake encounters

Hong Kong has more than 40 species of snake and most of them are harmless. Some, however, are highly venomous and one bite is enough to kill.

Meet the snake-savers: How two men have spent decades rescuing reptiles in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's 57 indigenous species of snake, plus two species introduced from elsewhere, are surprising survivors in our built up territory, but residents need not be afraid of them, experts say.

Monday, 30 June, 2014, 3:41pm 5 comments

Look who popped in for lunch: Cobra makes Sai Kung house call

A lawyer told of the moment an unwelcome guest was spotted slipping into his home yesterday. The intruder was a cobra.

19 Jun 2014 - 10:53am 4 comments

Pet dog crushed to death by python in second attack in two weeks

A pet dog has been crushed to death in front of its owner and her two young children in the second attack by a huge python in Sai Kung West Country Park in less than a fortnight.

19 Jun 2014 - 10:55am 28 comments

Python on the prom! Storm ‘washes snake down hillside’ into Quarry Bay park

A huge Burmese python caused a commotion yesterday afternoon at the Quarry Bay Promenade, attracting onlookers and biting the snake catcher that had come to subdue it.

19 Jun 2014 - 10:53am 10 comments

Woman stabs 5-metre python with pocket knife to save her dog's life in Hong Kong country park

A dog walker stabbed a python the head after it clamped its jaws around her beloved pet Dexter and attempted to crush him to death.

19 Jun 2014 - 10:55am 22 comments