Reunion Island, a French overseas territory, sits between a so-called ‘shark’s highway’ linking South Africa and Australia. Photo: Shutterstock

Hand of missing tourist found in belly of shark off Reunion Island in Indian Ocean

  • Richard Turner vanished after snorkelling in a lagoon off the island, prompting a search for him that included opening up sharks
  • His wife identified the hand by the wedding ring still on his finger
Topic |   Animals

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Reunion Island, a French overseas territory, sits between a so-called ‘shark’s highway’ linking South Africa and Australia. Photo: Shutterstock
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A file image of a python found in Thailand. Photo: AP

US woman found dead with python wrapped around her neck, in house containing 140 snakes

  • The woman was found unresponsive with a 2.4-metre python wrapped around her, in a home in Indiana filled with snakes
  • The owner of the home, a local sheriff, said it was a ‘tragic accident’
Topic |   United States

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A file image of a python found in Thailand. Photo: AP
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