A two-headed Carpet Python slithers on a rock as it is introduced to the public at the World Aquarium in St. Louis on October 11, 2007. The snake, born in Kansas City in August, originates in Australia and New Zealand can live up to 25 years and will grow to be 12 feet long.
RARE SNAKE RETURNED
A two-headed, albino black rat snake is back in its home on August 24, after police arrested two suspects for stealing the snake from the World Aquarium at the City Museum in St. Louis on August 23, 2004. Curators from the aquarium noticed the snake missing and called police who later arrested workers from the City Museum, who tried to sell the reptile in Illinois. The World Aquarium says the snake which is extreemly rare is worth about $100 thousand.
WE THE TWO-HEADED SNAKE IS FOR SALE
The World Aquarium is looking for a new home for We, the six year-old, two-headed albino black rat snake in St. Louis on January 5, 2006. The World Aquarium is selling the snake on line, with the bidding beginning at $150 thousand. The snake is expected to live for another 10-15 years and the Aquarium would like to use the money for funding educational programs.
Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin
LVP2002030511 - LAS VEGAS, Mar. 6, 2002, (UPI) -- Terri Irwin, wife of the Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, wrestles a 16 foot Anaconda snake at an MGM luncheon at ShoWest 2002. The pair where in Las Vegas announcing their new movie "The Crocodile Hunter Collision Course"
"SNAKES ON A PLANE" PREMIERE
Cast member Samuel L. Jackson handles Kitty Jr., a Burmese python, at the premiere of "Snakes on a Plane" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California on August 17, 2006. The movie opens in the U.S. on August 18.