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By The Dispatch On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Discovery sets premiere of ‘Venom Hunters’ for February 17

“Venom Hunters” is coming to Discovery Every year, venomous snakes kill over 100,000 people and hospitalize thousands more. Despite this staggering number, the deadly venom is also used to save lives More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Tampa Repticon set for November, ‘Bigger and better than ever’

Repticon, a nationwide promoter of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to Tampa for a family-oriented, fun-filled event in an expanded venue setting More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Repticon presents Firexpo in September

That annual extravaganza of reptiles, amphibians, and all manner of exotic animals, the Florida International Reptile Expo, or FIRExpo presented by Repticon, returns next month! It will run again in the same location More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 24th, 2015
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‘Treasure Quest Snake Island’ preview reveals clues, dangers and deadly vipers

While ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE was the #1 Prime Time telecast across all of television and cable in key demos in Prime Time, the premiere of TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISLAND was Discovery Channel’s most watched and highest More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Mehgan Heaney-Grier previews Discovery Channel’s ‘Treasure Quest Snake Island’

Dive Master and Women’s Diver’s Hall of Fame member Mehgan Heaney-Grier previewed Discovery Channel’s new adventure series: Treasure Quest: Snake Island. Talking with Dispatch Radio in an exclusive More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Discovery Channel sets ‘Treasure Quest Snake Island’ for July premiere

Hidden somewhere off the south eastern coast of Brazil, could lie hundreds of millions of dollars-worth of lost Incan gold.  For 400 years, many have searched, fought and died looking for this elusive bounty.  More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Repticon Tampa offers us the latest for snake, lizard or exotic pet enthusiasts

Tampa is again host to Repticon at the Florida State Fairgrounds, with thousands turning out to enjoy massive or strange looking creatures. Snakes, lizards, frogs and many other exotics are on display with vendors More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Tampa Repticon set for June at Florida State Fairgrounds

Can you handle it, a weekend filled with so many thousands of exotic animals, surely your next reptile dream will become a reality? The historic Florida International Reptile Show will soon be here again, thrilling More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Repticon Orlando returns in May

Repticon returns home next month with its flagship show in the heart of where it all started with Repticon Orlando, which will again be jammed with as many reptiles and amphibians as ever! To join in this congregating More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Repticon Tampa is set for March 21,22

The dynamic reptile expo that has been running for nearly two decades, first as the Florida International Reptile Show, but now better known as Repticon Tampa is back! See the many animals it brings with it More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Repticon Orlando coming soon, last weekend of January

Repticon Orlando show returns, bringing with it a collection of herps and related supplies like no other event in the area. Make your plans to be at the Central Florida Fairgrounds at 4603 W. Colonial Dr. in Orlando, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Nat Geo Wild brings 2 nights of ‘Wild Australia’ in February

This year, when the weather is too cold to bare, grab the kids and park yourselves in your family room for an amazing once-in-a-lifetime getaway to sunny Wild Australia premiering Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at 9 p.m. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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San Diego PR firm shocked when boa constrictor crawls out of toilet

Holly Wells and Stephanie Lacsa were in for the shock of a lifetime when they discovered a 5-foot boa contractor slithering out of their office toilet. “Our building, which is the Old San Diego City Hall, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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Thousands turnout at Tampa Repticon: Lizards, snakes, hedgehogs oh my

Tampa “herpers” gathered for Repticon at the Florida State Fairgrounds, enjoying massive or strange looking creatures. Known as Repticon Tampa, this is one of the large events for herpetology hobby enthusiasts, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Discovery kicks off ‘Mega Week’ in December with ‘Eaten Alive’

EATEN ALIVE kicks off Discovery Channel’s Mega Week, a weeklong celebration of all things Discovery with supersized episodes of fan favorite series and much anticipated specials, on Sunday, December 7th at 9pm More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Repticon returns to Tampa this weekend

Gather together Bay Area herpers, as this year draws to a close, this weekend will mark the last edition in 2014 of the long-running Florida International Reptile Show, also known as Repticon Tampa. Come be part More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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Repticon back in Tampa this weekend

Repticon, nationwide promoters of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to the Florida State Fairgrounds for a family-oriented, fun-filled event. The expo More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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Jamie Coots from ‘Snake Salvation’ dies from snake bite, refusing medical treatment of injury

The Pentacostal Pastor Jamie Coots, star of National Geographic’s Snake Salvation reality show died Saturday night after one of his snakes bit him during a church service earlier that evening. Middlesboro, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 31st, 2014
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California man, William Buchman, arrested after hundreds of snakes found in home

A California school teacher was arrested after police discovered over 300 pythons, some dead, inside of his home on Southern California. William Buchman, a teacher at Mariners Elementary School in Newport Beach, was More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 18th, 2013
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South Carolina copperhead is first snake positive for Snake Fungal Disease in state

A copperhead snake found in Spartanburg County has tested positive for the fungus, Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola, a fungus linked to Snake Fungal Disease (SFD). Copperhead snakeImage/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service This More...


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