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SFO Runway

Flight From SFO Delayed After Snake Slithers Onto Runway

A flight from San Francisco International Airport to New York City was delayed Friday morning, after a pilot refused to run over a small snake that slithered onto the runway.

05/16/2014

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Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?

08/23/2013

Emelyn Ojeda of Napa said this boa constrictor slithered into her room and bit her on May 13, 2013. (CBS)

Sleeping Napa Teen Woken Up By Boa Constrictor’s Bite

A Napa teen ended up in the hospital after a boa constrictor slithered into her room and bit her Monday morning.

05/15/2013

A poisonous rattlesnake. (YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Residents Warned To Watch For Rattlesnakes

The odds of being bitten by a rattlesnake are slim, but it does happen. 15 people were bitten by snakes in Santa Clara County last year, and emergency responders would prefer not to see it happen at all in 2013.

05/07/2013

A gopher snake tastes the air with its tongue. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Reptiles Stolen From Fresno Science Museum

A Fresno science museum is missing a boa constrictor, two ball pythons and a monitor lizard after a vandal broke in and made off with the reptiles.

03/29/2013

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Good Question: Are There Any Poisonous Snakes In The Bay Area?

They slither, hiss and in a worst case scenario, can be very dangerous. In this Good Question: Are there any poisonous snakes in the Bay Area?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

A gopher snake tastes the air with its tongue. (David McNew/Getty Images)

2-Foot Snake Found In Redwood City Restaurant Bathroom

An animal control officer pulled a two-foot snake out of a restaurant bathroom in Redwood City on Tuesday night, according to the Humane Society.

CBS San Francisco–03/31/2011

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3-Foot Python Found On San Jose Couple’s Driveway

A panicked San Jose couple called 911 late Thursday morning to report something they conceived to be a serious emergency: a three-foot constricting snake native to Africa nestled in some leaves at the end of their Willow Glen neighborhood driveway.

CBS San Francisco–11/19/2010