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Python Cereal: Man Finds 6ft Python In Box of Cornflakes

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On Tuesday in Australia (no surprises there), 22-year-old Jarred Smith found a Diamond python hiding in his open box of cornflakes.

Smith was making lunch when he happened to notice a 2m (roughly 6.5ft) long python hanging out in his cereal box. Understandably, Smith panicked, dropped his food, and ran from the kitchen. Smith’s father was also home and they called the New South Wales Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service.

According to The Independent, Chris McGreal, an employee of the Wildlife Rescue Service told the Daily Telegraph:

“The python was over 2m long and I couldn’t believe it was jammed into this small cereal box.

“When I got there I actually had to tear the box to get it out, that’s how tightly squeezed in it was. It’s likely it was hiding in there to feel secure.”

McGreal released the python back into the bushland, where I suspect it will begin plotting to hijack someone’s Lucky Charms box.… Read the rest

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Michigan Woman Finds Four-Foot Snake Living In Her Second-Hand Couch

As obsessive-compulsive as I am about bedbugs and other creepy crawlies, I’ve never taken in a second-hand couch off of the street. The thought of having a four-foot snake come slithering out of one pretty much seals the deal. I actually like snakes – I’ve owned a couple – but generally prefer them to be invited guests rather than suddenly discovered interlopers.

Via ABC:

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