Snakes

tarantulas

Watch a Massive Tarantula Drag an Opossum Around Like It's Nothing

“A surprising amount of death of small vertebrates in the Amazon is likely due to arthropods such as big spiders and centipedes."
Becky Ferreira
3.3.19
Garage Magazine Issue 16

Can Boa Constrictors Heal You?

From the ancient world to upstate New York, serpent healing has long been a source of sacred feminine power. Erin Schwartz gets wrapped up with Serpentessa. Photographed by Frankie Alduino.
Erin Schwartz
2.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A 62-Year-Old Got Trapped in a Snake-Filled Mine for Two Days and Survived

And you thought you were having a shitty week.
River Donaghey
10.18.18
Snake Man

Three London Snake Owners on the Reality of Keeping Exotic Pets

“On warm days, I take them to the park for a stretch.”
India Hendrikse
10.11.18
insects

I Went to a Moth Appreciation Night and Saw More People Than Moths

This sanctuary has snakes, mongoose, and insects, but not a lot of moths.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
7.31.18
phobias

We Asked People to Sum Up Their Most Irrational Fear in Six Words

"Unknowingly being 'muffin top epidemic' b-roll."
Anna Goldfarb
3.23.18
studies

Your Fear of Spiders and Snakes Is Evolutionary, Baby

A study shows that fear is hardwired into everyone, even six month-old babies.
Alex Stanhope
10.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Animal Smuggler Tried to Disguise Deadly Cobras as Potato Chips

After seizing the killer snakes, the cops found a small zoo's worth of protected reptiles stashed in the guy's apartment.
Drew Schwartz
7.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

California Cops Found Dozens of Snakes and Gators in a Suburban Backyard

There were enough dangerous reptiles at Todd Kates's Thousand Oaks home to fill a 'Jungle 2 Jungle' reboot.
River Donaghey
7.10.17
ice

I’m Really Glad This Ice-Addicted Bikie Snake Is Going to Be Okay

Let's embrace this tale of a reptile overcoming a love of meth.
Katherine Gillespie
4.11.17
pets

Inside London's Exotic Pet Hotel

Is it ever OK to own exotic pets? We met people from all sides of the debate to find out.
Angus Harrison
1.8.17
Art

Artist Uses 150-Year-Old Photography Technique to Create These Chilling Images

Victorian pictures of corpses and pale nudes mingle with contemporary images made with the photography precursor.
Anna Marks
12.7.16
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