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Another Snake Hoarder Charged in Ohio

A Cleveland, Ohio area man plead not guilty to the illegal selling of dangerous animals, after authorities found roughly 100 snakes in his home. Police found 97 non-venomous snakes, as well as a few vipers, after Joseph McCollum, 46, went to a Struthers, Ohio emergency room for treatment for a rattlesnake bite. McCollum, along with girlfriend Michelle Barrett, were arrested, …

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Man Found with 850 Snakes in His Home

A Long Island animal control officer was found keeping about 850 snakes in his home on Thursday, two of which were 6-foot Burmese pythons – all part of an illegal reptile sales operation. The snakes were all housed in the two garages of Richard Parinello, 44, of Shirley, New York. The Burmese pythons, which can grow to 30 feet long, …

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