A snake's tale of escape

...There is literally a 6-foot snake in the office!!!!"It happened...that it looked like a real snake was in the office. When Costa...move."But there aren't snakes in Alaska," was Costa's...Then 20 seconds later, the snake was contained in a clear, plastic...
Theater finds slithery surprise

...surprise might have been the six-foot snake found as the evening ended.On Twitter, the theater shared a picture of the snake captured in a clear plastic box capped...Costa, Gold Town Theater manager, the snake was found in her office. A tweet from...
Kasilof man finds snake in backyard the only species of snake found in Alaska, he...Canada, he said.No snakes have been recorded living...outside the state.No pet snakes have been reported missing...possibility is that the snake arrived in Alaska by...Selinger said. The snakes live off frogs and insects...
Snakes on a plane: For inspectors, this is normal

...the live monkey shipped with snakes, and the chronic sea horse importer...liquor from Thailand with whole snakes suspended inside. "Snake wine," says Andrews with a...cage shipped with taped-up snakes. The snakes got loose and killed...
Snake-bit Bears

So it can't get much worse than this, in this snake-bitten start to the Juneau-Douglas High School athletic year. First, the Crimson Bears football team came up short against...
Palin likens global warming studies to 'snake oil'

...Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in a rare California appearance, called studies supporting global climate change a "bunch of snake oil science." Palin spoke Monday before a logging conference in Redding, a town of 90,000 about 160 miles north of the...
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On the Trails: Animals disguised by 'trash backpacks'

...themselves from view in burrows or thick vegetation (mice, nesting puffins). Still others "hide" behind a threat (coral snakes and bumblebees, which have warning coloration).In addition, there are lots of animals that disguise themselves by adding...
The Zen Master of the Big Salmon River

...the lake into a wavy froth, which has flipped boats before. There are also two log jams the first mile or two of the (very snake-like and relatively fast-flowing) start of the river.At the first log jam we portaged a short distance on a beach. At...
Green gets Alaska right in "Wildlike" alien place to our friends Outside that it's tough to get right. (And yeah, I loved Northern Exposure, even with the snakes.)Yet, the reality is I've never seen a movie portray Alaska any more realistically than "Wildlike." (Okay, there's...
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...spotlight. Once she became the darling of Fox News in the 2008 presidential elections, she dismissed climate science as "snake oil". After former Gov. Sean Parnell took over, no further efforts were made to implement the recommendations contained...


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