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The Timber Rattlesnake's Big Comeback

Just a few years ago, scientists thought Pennsylvania's largest venomous snake would land on the endangered species list. But the timber rattlesnake is back from the brink.

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Snake Charmer: Zoo Curator Works to Help Endangered Snakes Reproduce

With a hiss only a mother could love, it's perhaps not surprising that the Louisiana pine snake doesn't mate very well with oth

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of May 25, 2011

Listen to the entire show: Who Should Manage WPA's Water?; DEP Releases Air Quality Study and Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission; S

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Commentary: Writer Has Sympathy for Snakes

Poisonous snakes have a special and scary place in the human psyche.

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Allegheny Front for Week of March 29, 2006

Featured this week: News Analysis on Clean Water Act Violations, Mount Washington Cleanup, Cave Conservation, Interview with Author Lisa

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