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MONTEVRAIN - Police and firefighters were desperately hunting for a tiger on the loose near Paris Thursday after a local resident spotted the fearsome animal in a car park and sounded the alert, authorities said. Police animal brigade walking the streets of Montevrain, France. Credit: Associated Press Backed up by a helicopter overhead, firefighters armed with tranquilising guns combed the area in the Seine-et-Marne district near the French capital. Authorities ordered residents to stay indoors and children were kept at school, as several people came forward saying they had seen the tiger on the prowl. "We have been running after it since this morning, police officers are trying to inter...

WASHINGTON - A young American naturalist, filmmaker and adventurer in the Amazon set off an Internet stir Thursday after he claimed he offered himself for dinner to a giant snake for a TV show. "I'm Paul Rosolie and I'm about to be the first person to be eaten alive by an anaconda," he said in a 30-second video on Twitter promoting a new show, "Eaten Alive," to be telecast on the Discovery Channel on December 7. A longer teaser posted by the network on YouTube shows Rosolie donning "a custom-built snake-proof suit" to enter the belly of the fearsome reptilian beast head-first. "It's a tease and a promo for now," a Discovery Channel spokesman told AFP on Thursday, adding that further det...