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(Updated on 15/09/2016)
Pub dog :
Dog in court :
Man bites snake in epic struggle
"A Kenyan man bit a python which wrapped him in its coils and dragged him up a tree during a fierce three-hour struggle..."
CATS and DOGS :
- Blind dog taken for walks by guide cat
"Eight-year-old Terfel kept bumping into things and spent most of his time stuck in his basket after being diagnosed with cataracts.
Then owner Judy Godfrey-Brown let a stray cat into her home — and was amazed by what happened next...
She uses her paws to help guide him."
A dogs-only restaurant :
Pepe the hippo :
Caiman in Kent (and wild animals) :
Crocodile living in Kent
"A caiman is just one of the dangerous animals Britons keep as pets...
Caesar the spectacled caiman crocodile, who lives with his owner in a converted bungalow in Kent, is one of dozens of alligators and crocodiles kept as licenced pets, according to a Sunday Telegraph study...
More than 4,000 animals are licenced under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act (DWAA), which imposes strict security rules on owners to prevent escapes."
LITTLE GENTLEMAN IN BLACK VELVET
"It was in Hampton Court Park, on the north side of the River by Raven's Eyott, that King William III's horse (Sorrel) stumbled over a mole hill and threw the unfortunate and unpopular Monarch to his death in 1702. Thereafter, the Jacobites - supporters of James II, who was deposed by William III - would toast the health of 'the little gentleman in black velvet'."