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Basel tram project slows to snail’s pace

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by Malcolm Curtis The Local, Switzerland| August 20, 2012 Endangered snails are dragging progress on a tram project in Basel to a standstill. The mollusks, some as small as two millimetres high, happen to occupy an area where cantonal transport … Continue reading

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Snake expert in agony after Swiss viper bite

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by Malcolm Curtis | The Local, Switzerland | July 7, 2012 A reptile specialist in Fribourg was rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake he was displaying to a team of journalists in the Neirivue region. The 53-year-old … Continue reading

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